THE ROMANOVS AND SERGEI YESENIN

THE ROMANOVS AND SERGEI YESENIN   DID YOU KNOW that Russia’s tragic young poet Sergei Yesenin once worked as a medical attendant at the Grand Duchesses’ Maria and Anastasia’s infirmary in 1917? He also served in their military-medical train #143.     In June of 1916, Yesenin was invited to read…

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ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: OLGA ROMANOV TO EMPRESS ALEXANDRA. 23 APRIL, 1917

ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: OLGA ROMANOV TO EMPRESS ALEXANDRA. 23 APRIL, 1917     This poem by Alexei Konstantinovich Tolstoy was penned in 1859. Grand Duchess Olga Romanov copied it down and dedicated it to her beloved mother, Empress Alexandra, on 23 April, 1917.   “For suffering of others you…

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ROMANOV FAMILY POET: GRAND DUKE KONSTANTIN KONSTANTINOVICH “KR”

ROMANOV FAMILY POET: GRAND DUKE KONSTANTIN KONSTANTINOVICH “KR” In magical semi darkness of April night You, my verse so dreamily glorious From the depths of my soul were wrenched again At blossoming earth I glance And, in delight of spring, of night, I listen… What silence, what wonder! Pavlovsk 21…

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