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Marina Tsvetaeva

How is your life with an ordinary
woman? without the god inside her?

— Marina Tsvetaeva, from “An Attempt at Jealousy,” Selected Poems. (Penguin Classics; 4th Revised ed. Edition, January 1, 1994)  Originally published 1971.

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