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Jest' drugije planety

Language: Russian

Jest' drugije planety, gde vetry pevuchije tishe,
Gde nebo bledneje, travy ton'she i vyshe,
Gde preryvisto l'jutsja peremennyje svety,
No svojej peremenoj tol'ko laskajut, smejutsja.

Jest' inyje planety, gde my byli kogda-to,
Gde my budem potom, ne teper', ne teper',
A kogda, poterjav, sebja poterjav bez vozvrata,
My budem ljubit' istomlennyje stebli sedykh
Shelestjashchikh trav bez aromata.

Tonkikh vysokikh, kak zvjozdy pechal'nykh,
Ljubjashchikh sonnyj pokoj mest pogrebal'nykh,
Nad nashej mogiloju spjashchikh
I tikho, tak tikho, tak sumrachno tikho
Pod lunoj shelestjashchikh.

Translation(s): ENG

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Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * ENG English (Stephen Jackson) , "There are other planets", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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