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_ui1422: And in my soul, again there is .. Emptiness and Light . Anna Akhmatova

GermandRusWFU: Setting up the sound booth to record a lecture on Anna Akhmatova for RUS 317.

Iadyofshallot: If I can't have love, if I can't find peace, Give me a bitter glory. - Anna Akhmatova, Rosary

csecooney: Oh, my. This one. Click link. Read aloud. AH, YOU THOUGHT Anna Akhmatova Translation: Judith Hemschemeyer “...Or I would beg from the witches Some kind of root in charmed water And send you a terrible gift- My intimate, scented handkerchief...”

ilya_poet: “I don't speak to anyone for a week. I just sit on a stone by the sea." –Anna Akhmatova

sohoastro: “I must kill memory once and for all, I must turn my soul to stone, I must learn to live again—” — Anna Akhmatova, from “The Sentence“

ZeeshanJaanam: I am in the middle of it: chaos and poetry; poetry and love and again, complete chaos. Pain, disorder, occasional clarity; and at the bottom of it all: only love; poetry. Sheer enchantment, fear, humiliation. It all comes with love Anna Akhmatova, The Akhmatova Journals

Poem2Poem: I taught myself to live simply and wisely, / to look at the sky and pray to God, - Anna Akhmatova

Mahsa_khorshid: I am in the middle of it: chaos and poetry.. -Anna Akhmatova Artwork: Oswaldo Guayasamin (1916-1999)

gregggonsalves: Anna Akhmatova, from the Futurists, by Dusty Hughes.

arashbluerock: .. I don't know if you're alive or dead. Can you on earth be sought, Or only when the sunsets fade Be mourned serenely in my thought? . . - Anna Akhmatova - I don`t know if you`re alive or dead...

fishgottaswim2: “Not under foreign skies Nor under foreign wings protected - I shared all this with my own people There, where misfortune had abandoned us.” --Anna Akhmatova

Lejanaysola: We thought we were beggars, we thought we had nothing at all But then when we started to lose one thing after another, Each day became A memorial day -- And then we made songs Of great divine generosity And of our former riches. (Anna Akhmatova tr. I. Shambat)

StephenARhodes: “If you were music, I would listen to you ceaselessly, and my low spirits would brighten up.” ― Anna Akhmatova

enzoveyra: "If you were music, I would listen to you ceaselessly, and my low spirits would brighten up.” ― Anna Akhmatova

andyhozier: “Forgive me that I appeared to you in waking dreams.” — Anna Akhmatova, Waking Dreams

nazianama: You will hear thunder and remember me, and think: she wanted storms. The rim of the sky will be the colour of hard crimson, and your heart will be on fire- ~Anna Akhmatova~

andyhozier: “I thirst for each little feather of your lashes and I fear your closeness as ruin.” — Nikolay Punin, from a letter to Anna Akhmatova wr. c. February 1926

rmromeroauthor: “See, we were never about butterflies. We’ve always been about burning stars. All about us is unearthly and radiant.” — Anna Akhmatova (Illustration by Audrey Avinoff.)

Oisseauvert3: I wonder if poet Anna Akhmatova wrote this for her lover Amadeo Modigliani. What a couple!

singhtapishwar: And it’s quite, Lord, so quite Time has become audible. And one day the age will rise, Like a corpse in a spring river—Anna Akhmatova, In 1940

nybooks: “Everything divine in Modigliani only sparkled through a kind of darkness” – Anna Akhmatova http://t.co/NFKJ72T1UD

Asomahalt: If I can't have love, if I can't find peace, Give me a bitter glory. — Anna Akhmatova, Rosary

Poem2Poem: I taught myself to live simply and wisely, / to look at the sky and pray to God, - Anna Akhmatova

Jacq_Of_Spades: It was a time when only the dead smiled, happy in their peace. -Anna Akhmatova

puddaholic: “First Warning” What is it to us That everything is turning to ashes (...) Anna Akhmatova

zaharpanda: Check out my new video: "Requiem" Anna Akhmatova

OsipovaArt: Duchess from the series "Alice in Wonderland"   "Everything has morality, if only you can find it." In the role of the duchess is Anna Akhmatova. I changed the plot details, I hope you enjoy it.   Oil on canvas.…

SUCCESSlON: Deathless book keep quoting anna akhmatova and we re gonna end up like this

puddaholic: Our separation is imaginary: We are inseparable, My shadow is on your walls, My reflection is in your canals (...) Anna Akhmatova, Poem Without a Hero

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