Marina Tsvetaeva

Marina Tsvetaeva (1892 – 1941) was a Russian poet who published her first collection Evening Album when she was only 18.  During her lifetime she wrote poems, verse plays, and prose pieces and she is considered one of the most significant poets of her generation. She lived through a turbulent time in  Russian history and spent several years in exile. Having lost several members of her family, she took her own life at the age of 49.

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