Posted in November 2013

She wanted storms

“You will hear thunder and remember me,and think: she wanted storms…” ― Anna Akhmatova What an amazing woman. Poet Anna Akhmatova (1889-1966), having lived through war, revolution and Stalinist terror, had storms aplenty. Condemned by Russian totalitarianism, desired by fellow writers and admired by other great Russian figures of the time, from Pasternak to Mandelstam, Marina Tsvetaeva … Continue reading