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The White Page Burns

The White Page Burns

Vsevolod Nekrasov’s text 'I’m silent/stay silent,’ page from a samizdat publication of Nekrasov's poems, prepared by Ivan Akhmetiev in the early 1980s ( 

This poetic essay considers how politics changes optics of reading poems written more than fifty years ago. The author compares her feelings about Vsevolod Nekrasov’s text 'I’m silent/stay silent’ before and after the events of February 24, 2022. 

Published: 28.02.2023

Publication type: Poetic essay