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Anna Akhmatova

Anna Akhmatova

ANNA AKHMATOVA: "You, Who Was Born..."

"You, Who Was Born..."

1956
You, who was born for poetry’s creation,
Do not repeat the sayings of the ancients.
Though, maybe, our Poetry, itself,
Is just a single beautiful citation.


Translated by Yevgeny Bonver, July, 2002
Edited by Tatiana Piotroff, September, 2002


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