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Departure

Although this land is not my own,
I will remember its inland sea
and the waters that are so cold
the sand as white
as old bones, the pine trees
strangely red where the sun comes down.

I cannot say if it is our love,
or the day, that is ending.



Anna Akhmatova
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Posted: Jun 2010
About this poem:
Anna Akhmatova the wife of Nikolai Gumilev

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