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Suspended and As Above Not So Below by Nina Kossman

Suspended and As Above Not So Below by Nina Kossman

— Moscow born, Nina Kossman is an artist,  writer, poet, and playwright. Her paintings and sculptures have been exhibited in Moscow and New York. The recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, a UNESCO/PEN Short Story Award, grants from Foundation for Hellenic Culture and Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, she is the author of […]

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Night Mare by Nina Kossman

Night Mare by Nina Kossman

— Moscow born, Nina Kossman is an artist,  writer, poet, and playwright. Her paintings and sculptures have been exhibited in Moscow and New York. The recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, a UNESCO/PEN Short Story Award, grants from Foundation for Hellenic Culture and Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, she is the author of […]

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Abduction by Nina Kossman

Abduction by Nina Kossman

— Moscow born, Nina Kossman is an artist,  writer, poet, and playwright. Her paintings and sculptures have been exhibited in Moscow and New York. The recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, a UNESCO/PEN Short Story Award, grants from Foundation for Hellenic Culture and Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, she is the author of […]

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Be Yourself He Said by Nina Kossman

Be Yourself He Said by Nina Kossman

— Moscow born, Nina Kossman is an artist,  writer, poet, and playwright. Her paintings and sculptures have been exhibited in Moscow and New York. The recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, a UNESCO/PEN Short Story Award, grants from Foundation for Hellenic Culture and Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, she is the author of […]

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Broken Streets by Nina Kossman

Broken Streets by Nina Kossman

— Moscow born, Nina Kossman is an artist,  writer, poet, and playwright. Her paintings and sculptures have been exhibited in Moscow and New York. The recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, a UNESCO/PEN Short Story Award, grants from Foundation for Hellenic Culture and Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, she is the author of […]

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Poems by Marina Tsvetaeva Translated by Nina Kossman

Poems by Marina Tsvetaeva Translated by Nina Kossman

These are ashes of treasures, Of pain and loss. Faced with such ashes, Granite turns to dust. A dove, naked and taintless, Alive, yet matchless. These are Solomon’s ashes Above the great vanity. The menacing chalk mark Of the dawnless age. God’s at my doorstep If my house is burned. Unsmothered by rubbish, Lord of […]

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Two Poems by Nina Kossman

Two Poems by Nina Kossman

See your image steeped in my shadow change, yet resemble you, tighten its fingers around my soul faltering, yet staying, disguised, yet true. Fingers unwrithing, limp on my gown: seeing is finding but upside down. _____________ See how nothing keeps out of Pluto’s gorge, silently drifts towards it, waits, sinks into the thickening dark, the […]

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