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Poetry Sunday: Anna Akhmatova Poems Translated by Meryl Natchez

By Rebecca Foust
Anna Akhmatova evolved from a bohemian lioness into the embodiment of suffering and courage. In her last years, she found herself surrounded by young poets who saw her as a sort of deity of modern Russian poetry and history. Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky was her favorite disciple. In a century that shattered so many other Russian traditions, their friendship gave strength and continuity to Russian poetry.]]>
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Poetry Sunday: Anna Akhmatova

By Women's Voices For Change
Anna Akhmatova lived in another place and another time. What is timeless about her and her poetry is her dedication to the true thing. She possessed, and described with lucid awareness, what actually was.
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