Alexander Pushkin, I Loved You Linen Factory

by Maria Kozyreva

It was the sixth of June when the greatest Russian poet, Alexander Sergeevitch Pushkin, was born. It is on this very day that ordinary citizens rejoice in the birth of the founder of Russian poetry.  In honor of him, I decided to celebrate the day at the township Linen Factory in the Kaluga region of Russia, where the poet and his wife settled down following their wedding.

I rose early to be there in time, ready in fifteen minutes but my relatives were not. Once again I thought: it's better to travel on my own! Nervously, I called my boyfriend who was waiting for me. By...

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