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The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive

Тайные знаки

Language: Russian

Разгораются тайные знаки
На глухой, непробудной стене.
Золотые и красные маки
Надо мной тяготеют во сне.

Укрываюсь в ночные пещеры
И не помню суровых чудес.
На заре голубые химеры
Смотрят в зеркале ярких небес.

Убегаю в прошедшие миги,
Закрываю от страха глаза,
На листах холодеющей книги -
Золотая девичья коса.

Надо мной небосвод уже низок,
Чёрный сон тяготеет в груди.
Мой конец предначертанный близок,
И война, и пожар - впереди...

Translation(s): FRE ENG

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * FRE French (Guy Laffaille) , "Signes secrets", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * ENG English (Anne Evans) , "Secret signs", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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