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Russian Poets

Vladimir Mayakovsky. "Russian poet and author, in his early twenties. We’re just taking a wild guess here, but Mayakovsky probably isn’t going to call you." Via My Daguerreotype Boyfriend.

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Russian poet Alexander Pushkin is considered by many to the the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature. Pushkin's great-grandfather, was Abram Petrovich Gannibal (1696–1781), a Black African page raised by Peter the Great.

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Boris Pasternak (1890-1960) was a Russian poet and novelist whose epic Doctor Zhivago helped him win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1958.

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Boris Pasternak, Russian poet and author of Dr Zhivago - one of my favorite films. I recently came across a book of poems he wrote as Yuri & they are most beautiful.

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Vladimir Mayakovsky Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky (Влади́мир Влади́мирович Маяко́вский) (July 19 [O.S. July 7] 1893 – April 14, 1930) was a Russian and Soviet poet and playwright. He is among the foremost representatives of early-20th century Russian Futurism.

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Boris Pasternak (1890-1960) | Winner of Nobel Prize in Literature in 1958 "for his important achievement both in contemporary lyrical poetry and in the field of the great Russian epic tradition" | Language: Russian

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Rainer Maria Rilke and the Russian poet, Drozhin. another pinner wrote: 'Rilke adored Russia and dreamed of eventually settling there some day, but it just wasn't to be.'

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