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Zimnjaja doroga

Language: Russian (Русский)

Skvoz' [volnistye]1 tumany
Probirajetsja luna,
Na pechal'nye poljany
L'jot pechal'no svet ona.

Po doroge zimnej, skuchnoj
Trojka borzaja bezhit,
Kolokol'chik odnozvuchnyj
Utomitel'no gremit.

Chto-to slyshitsja rodnoje
V dolgikh pesnjakh jamshchika:
To razgul'e udaloje,
To serdechnaja toska...

Ni ognja, ni chernoj khaty,
Glush' i sneg... navstrechu mne
Tol'ko versty polosaty
Popadajutsja odne...

Skuchno, grustno... Zavtra, Nina,
Zavtra, k miloj vozvratjas',
Ja zabudus' u kamina,
Zagljazhus' ne nagljadjas'.

[Zvuchno]2 strelka chasovaja
Mernyj krug svoj sovershit,
I, dokuchnykh udaljaja,
Polnoch' nas ne razluchit.

Grustno, Nina: put' moj skuchen,
Dremlja smolknul moj jamshchik,
Kolokol'chik odnozvuchen,
Otumanen lunnyj lik.

V. Ryabov sets stanzas 1-4

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1 Cui: "navisshije'
2 Aliabev: "Skuchno"

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