November 01, 2015

Pure Poetry, And Then Some

Citizens! Who taught letters to compose themselves into words?
And words into songs? And songs to penetrate into our soul
and set it trembling with ineffable delight?

—Dmitri Aleksanych

A literary montage by artist Taisiya Kulygina. Left to right, top to bottom, are the poets Yesenin, Baratynsky, Tyutchev, Gippius, Khlebnikov, Pushkin, Krylov.

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