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from "In Place of a Forward" for "Poem Without a Hero" / by Anna Akhmatova, translated by Judith Hemschemeyer, edited by Roberta Reeder 

     The poem does not have any third, seventh, or 
     twenty-ninth meanings.
     I shall neither change it nor explain it. 
     'What I have written -- I have written.'

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