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Anna Akhmatova

Anna Akhmatova

ANNA AKHMATOVA: "I Stood For Long..."

"I Stood For Long..."

1910
I stood for long before the hell’s gates, heavy,  
But in the hell all was just dark and calm…
Oh, even Devil does not need my levy.
Wherever shall I come? 


Translated by Yevgeny Bonver, July, 2002


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