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Last Line: On my burning face.
Alternate Author Name(s): Akhmatova, Anna

I SAID to the cuckoo: "Till I die
Tell me how many years must pass!"
Pines were waving in the sky,
Yellow light fell on the grass.
Came no answer: all was still
In that leafy place.
As I walked home the wind blew chill
On my burning face.

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