Anna Akhmatova - Quotes

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It was a time when only the dead smiled, happy in their peace.

It was a time when only the dead smiled, happy in their peace.

Courage: Great Russian word, fit for the songs of our children's children, pure on their tongues, and free.

Courage: Great Russian word, fit for the songs of our children's children, pure on their tongues, and free.

Who will grieve for this woman? Does she not seem too insignificant for our concern? Yet in my heart I never will deny her, Who suffered death because she chose to turn. ---->>>

All has been looted, betrayed, sold; black death's wing flashed ahead. ---->>>

I should be proud to have my memory graced, but only if the monument be placed... here, where I endured three hundred hours in line before the implacable iron bars. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Russian
Born: June 23, 1889
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Die: 03-05, 1966
Occupation: Poet
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Anna Andreyevna Gorenko (23 June [O.S. 11 June] 1889 – 5 March 1966), better known by the pen name Anna Akhmatova (; Russian: Анна Ахматова, IPA: [ɐxˈmatəvə]), was a Russian modernist poet, one of the most acclaimed writers in the Russian canon. Akhmatova's work ranges from short lyric poems to intricately structured cycles, such as Requiem (1935–40), her tragic masterpiece about the Stalinist terror (wikipedia)