Anna Akhmatova Quote

The word dropped like a stone
on my still living breast.
Confess: I was prepared,
am somehow ready for the test.


As translated by Stanley Kunitz - Requiem; 1935-1940 (1963; 1987)

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The word dropped like a stone on my still living breast. Confess: I was prepared, am somehow ready for the test.

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The word dropped like a stone on my still living breast. Confess: I was prepared, am somehow ready for the test.

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The word dropped like a stone on my still living breast. Confess: I was prepared, am somehow ready for the test.

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The word dropped like a stone on my still living breast. Confess: I was prepared, am somehow ready for the test.