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There are 24 item(s) tagged with the keyword "poetry".

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1. Poems in a Piggy Bank

War births poetry. We share five recently created and translated anti-war poems.

Tags: war, literature, poetry
2. Reading about Putin and Poetry

In which we review two books: one full of poetry, another full of Putin.

Tags: poetry, Putin, books
3. A Century Ago

On August 7, 1921, Alexander Blok, died in St. Petersburg. Widely considered the greatest poet of the Silver Age of Russian poetry.

Tags: st. petersburg, poetry, blok
4. From Poetry to Song: A Russian Poet's Work Makes a Debut

How the work of one of Soviet Russia's greatest poets found new life through modern music.

Tags: stalin, soviet, media, Tsvetaeva, literature, poetry, music
5. 11 Reasons to Be Grateful for Russia

Russians may not celebrate Thanksgiving, but we can still be thankful for Russia

Tags: st. petersburg, Moscow, metro, samovar, tea, winter, blini, russian language, poetry, soviet union, literature, babushkas, nature, dacha, railroad, train
6. Poems for a Golden Autumn

Autumn is colder and darker than summer, but is it really that depressing? Classic poets and rock musicians weigh in.

Tags: russian music, rock music, poetry, fall, autumn, DDT, Bunin, Yesenin, Tsvetaeva, boris pasternak, Pushkin
By Tiffany Zhu
7. At Zima Junction, 1943

A poem from the new volume Alcestis of the Underworld, by a regular translator of works published by Russian Life Books.

Tags: poetry, literature, siberia, gulag
8. Fire-Breathing Beast

A poem by Maxim Amelin, translated by Derek Mong and Anne O. Fisher.

Tags: amelin, poetry
9. The Popular Assembly

Krylov on democracy and how leaders are chosen: "However just the rules and laws, in unjust hands or beaks or paws they can be bent to serve the goal of leaders loath to lose control."

Tags: fable, poetry, krylov
10. The Wolf in the Kennel

Krylov on how one negotiates with wolves. Hint: one doesn't. "Of wolves I’ve learned a thing or two. With them there’s only one sure truce."

Tags: fable, poetry, krylov

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