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Marina Tsvetaeva

How is your life with that other one?
Simpler, is it? A stroke of the oars
and a long coastline—
and the memory of me

is soon a drifting island
(not in the ocean—in the sky!)

— Marina Tsvetaeva, from “An Attempt at Jealousy,” Poetry (March 2012)

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