Colorful life – level 1

08-04-2021 07:00

Vladimir Sedakov lives in Yekaterinburg, Russia. He is 74 years old. Some people call him Spartak. His life is very different from other people´s lives.

Sedakov writes poems. He paints pictures, too. He makes very colorful clothes which he wears. He has a pet goat. Her name is Marusya.

Sedakov has 60 tattoos. His skin is full of color, too. Sedakov wants more tattoos. Tattoos are important for his life.

Sedakov says that tattoos make him strong. He has enough energy for his problems. His tattoos make him happy. He can write poems and paint beautiful pictures. Sedakov´s tattoos help him remember things from the past. They make him feel good about his future, too.

Difficult words: poem (a piece of writing in which someone speaks about love, nature,or other ideas), colorful (bright, full of color or very interesting), tattoo (pictures or words on somebody´s skin which last forever).

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