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'The dacha's a good place...' (Aleksei Mashevsky)

The dacha’s a good place for the end of the world,
With the radio signal weak and no sign of mail
Only in the mornings a magpie hops on the roof… 111 more words

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Midsummer night's dream (Aleksandr Kushner)

As for many others, in June
The FIFA World Cup won my esteem.
Is that not why, full of tyrannical power
I had such an improbable dream? 129 more words

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'In a wordless blinding haze...' (Viktor Kulle)

In a wordless blinding haze
stood with predecessors in a row
I have the prospect of lying in a grave
and collecting dust on the shelves. 75 more words

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'As a bird makes from twigs...' (Viktor Kulle)

As a bird makes from twigs
Its temporary home, to its misfortune,
so the soul is grown over with words.
And flesh is turned into Spirit. 107 more words

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'What other life do you need....' (Elena Pogorelaya)

What other life do you need?
Here is this night, here is this silence,
Here is this hour in the hospital close
Where you walk quietly and quickly… 56 more words

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'Love does not pass...' (Elena Pogorelaya)

Love does not pass, but the pain does, all right
And making a fuss about it would just show pride.
And the tears running along cheeks at night– 41 more words

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The pastor of profit (Anton Nechaev)

People come, people go, but their faces are coins
One is a kopeck, another is a cherished euro.
I am selling lingerie and ensembles.
In myself I’m quite calm, but I stammer even so. 136 more words

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