Today's poem is "The Cage"
from The Moscow & Voronezh Notebooks

Bloodaxe Books / Dufour Editions

Osip Mandelstam was born in 1891 and grew up in St. Petersburg. With Akhmatova and Gumilyov he formed the Acmeist movement. In 1938 he was re-arrested and sentenced to five years' hard labour for "counter-revolutionary activities", and died that winter, of "heart failure", in a freezing transit camp in Siberia.

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