I will have
— Vera Pavlova, poet
Excerpt from If There Is Something to Desire. Translation copyright © 2010 Steven Seymour. Excerpted by permission of Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.
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