Translated by Michael Naydan and Slava Yastremski. For Lena Roos.
Elena Fanailova is the Moscow correspondent for Radio Liberty and the author of three poetry collections as well as a theatrical novel, which she wrote with Aleksandr Anashevich. Translations of her work are included in An Anthology of Contemporary Russian Women Poets (University of Iowa Press).
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