Anna Akhmatova

(23 June 1889 – 5 March 1966 / Odessa)

Anna Akhmatova Poems

1. Everything 1/21/2003
2. I Taught Myself to Live Simply 1/3/2003
3. Requiem 1/3/2003
4. Voronezh 1/21/2003
5. You Will Hear Thunder 1/3/2003
6. I Don't Know If You're Alive Or Dead 1/3/2003
7. Under Her Dark Veil 1/3/2003
8. Celebrate 1/21/2003
9. How can you bear to look at the Neva? 1/1/2004
10. Solitude 1/3/2003
11. Twenty-First. Night. Monday 1/3/2003
12. You Thought I Was That Type 1/3/2003
13. Memory of Sun 1/3/2003
14. I Wrung My Hands 1/3/2003
15. Lot's Wife 1/3/2003
16. The Sentence 1/3/2003
17. Lying in me 1/1/2004
18. Sunbeam 1/1/2004
19. Crucifix 1/1/2004
20. March Elegy 1/3/2003

White Night

I haven't locked the door,
Nor lit the candles,
You don't know, don't care,
That tired I haven't the strength
To decide to go to bed.
Seeing the fields fade in
The sunset murk of pine-needles,
And to know all is lost,

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