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Otchalila lodka

Language: Russian

Otchalila lodka... Chut' brezzhil rassvet...
V ushakh razdavalsja [proshchal'nyj]1 privet,
Dyshal on nezhdannoju laskoj...
Svincovoje more shumelo krugom...
Vsjo `eto mne kazhetsja sladostnym snom,
Volshebnoj, nesbytochnoj skazkoj!

O net! To ne son byl! V dali goluboj
Dve belyje chajki neslis' nad vodoj,
I seryje tuchki leteli,
I vsjo, chto skazat' ja ne mog, ne uspel,
Kipelo v dushe... i vostok chut' alel,
I volny shumeli!

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1 Prokofiev: "poslednij"

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