I HAVE LIVED AMONG ROYALTY, PEASANTS, AND PROSTITUTES. My name is Anya Pavlovitch. I was born in Moscow early in the twentieth century, the same year as the birth of the teddy bear. But I get ahead of myself. The story starts with my parents and this is their journey.
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Category Archives: Act I – II. The Courtship
“URI, GET PACKED WE’RE GOING TO MOSCOW.” Roman led Ivan into the stable and opened his stall door. Continue reading
KIRA REFUSED HER FATHER’S HAND as she stepped out of the carriage. Reluctantly, she followed him through the large archway of the clock tower train station. She remained quiet with a scowl as he exchanged their tickets for space on the 9:00 a.m. train to Moscow. Continue reading
KIRA PICKED UP THE HEM OF HER DRESS and accompanied her father down the stoned steps to the garden. Roman, still under orders, followed close behind. The white rose pinned just above her ear symbolized her remembrance of the poem … Continue reading