Arseny Tarkovsky

1907–1989
Arseny Tarkovsky is one of the leading Russian poets to emerge from the Soviet era, though during most of his life- time he was known for translations of Asian poetries. His son Andrei Tarkovsky’s films gave his verse a second life.

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LIFE SPAN 1907–1989

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Arseny Tarkovsky is one of the leading Russian poets to emerge from the Soviet era, though during most of his life- time he was known for translations of Asian poetries. His son Andrei Tarkovsky’s films gave his verse a second life.

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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