Treasure Island

Anna Akhmatova

(23 June 1889 – 5 March 1966 / Odessa)

Crucifix


Do not cry for me, Mother, seeing me in the grave.

I
This greatest hour was hallowed and thandered
By angel's choirs; fire melted sky.
He asked his Father:"Why am I abandoned...?"
And told his Mother: "Mother, do not cry..."

II
Magdalena struggled, cried and moaned.
Peter sank into the stone trance...
Only there, where Mother stood alone,
None has dared cast a single glance.

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

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