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Aleksandr Pushkin

Aleksandr Pushkin

ALEXANDR PUSHKIN: The Chronicle of the Versemaker

The Chronicle of the Versemaker

1818
He hears with his ear, used to do it,
   A whistle;
He marks, by expiration lurid,
   The scripts;
Then reads to people, very busy,
   His soap; 
Then prints – and into waves of Lethe –
    Plop!


Translated by Yevgeny Bonver, November 9, 2003


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