DANIIL KHARMS ~ ON POETRY

“One must write poetry in such as way that if one threw the poem in a window, the pane would break.” ― Daniil Kharms (1905-1942) Daniil Ivanovich Yuvachev(Даниил Иванович Юёв) was born in St. Petersburg, into the family of Ivan Yuvachev, a well known member of the revolutionary group, The People’s Will. By this time the elder Yuvachev had already been imprisoned for his involvement in subversive acts against the tsar Alexander III and had become a religious philosopher, acquaintance of Anton Chekhov during the latter’s trip to Sakhalin....