Marina Tsvetayeva (1892-1941) was a Russian poet and memoirist.


Two Poems by Marina Tsvetaeva

ARS POETICA I was born with a song in my tongue—but would not waste it for a phony chasuble or hood. I dream—not in bed—but in full day, awake, and can’t live like you with chitchat of a snake. I come from you, lyre, …