Selected Poems by Anna Akhmatova, D.M. Thomas

bookshelves: spring-2015, poetry

Recommended to Bettie☯ by: Natasha’s Dance
Read from May 30 to 31, 2015
by Nathan Altman

The poems here: http://www.poemhunter.com/anna-akhmat…

Silent flows the river Don
A yellow moon looks quietly on
Swanking about, with cap askew
It sees through the window a shadow of you
Gravely ill, all alone
The moon sees a woman lying at home
Her son is in jail, her husband is dead
Say a prayer for her instead.

– from ‘Requiem’

Huang Xiang

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