But not with it

The bilingual Velvet Series represents Semyon Khanin (1970).

I believe the last poet might be writing as Hanin does. The last ever in the world. Like an executor of its will or a stenographer of its final words.

Ostaps Slivinskis

Semyon Khanin is a poet writing in Russian, a translator of Latvian poetry into Russian, and editor of numerous poetry collections of Russian and Latvian poets.