Yunna Morits was born in 1937 in Kiev. A member of Russian PEN and the International Federation of Journalists, she has published nine poetry collections as well as essays and translations. Her collections include On this High Bank and In the Lair of the Voice. This poem is translated by Daniel Weissbort. Yunna Morits will be appearing at Poetry International on 30 October in the Purcell Room (The South Bank) at 7.30pm along with Ciaran Carson and Elizabeth Jennings. (Box Office: 071 928 8800). All this week, The Daily Poem will feature poets appearing at Poetry International.
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