Anna Akhmatova: I am not one of those who left the land
I am not one of those who left the land
to the mercy of its enemies.
Their flattery leaves me cold.
My songs are not for them to praise.
October 19, 2018 · Leave a comment
Deborah Bogen: Studying Stalin and Shostakovich
History’s a country of rubble and supposing, friend. We’ve thrown things into the air that will never touch the ground. Still I study. I read till my brain’s kaput, the … Continue reading →
January 22, 2016 · 2 Comments