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

Sunbeam

I pray to the sunbeam from the window -
It is pale, thin, straight.
Since morning I have been silent,
And my heart - is split.
The copper on my washstand
Has turned green,
But the sunbeam plays on it
So charmingly.
How innocent it is, and simple,

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