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Poem of the week | Books | guardian.co.uk

http://blogs.guardian.co.uk/books/2008/08/poem_of_the_week_48.html Tristia: 1891-1938 A Valediction to Osip Mandelstam Difficult friend, I would have preferred You to them. The dead keep their sealed lives And again I am too late. Too late The salutes, dust-clouds and brazen cries. Images rear from … Continue reading

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