Razgorajutsja tajnye znaki
Na glukhoj, neprobudnoj stene.
Zolotye i krasnye maki
Nado mnoj tjagotejut vo sne.
Ukryvajus' v nochnye peshchery
I ne pomnju surovykh chudes.
Na zare golubye khimery
Smotrjat v zerkale jarkikh nebes.
Ubegaju v proshedshije migi,
Zakryvaju ot strakha glaza,
Na listakh kholodejushchej knigi -
Zolotaja devich'ja kosa.
Nado mnoj nebosvod uzhe nizok,
Chjornyj son tjagotejet v grudi.
Moj konec prednachertannyj blizok,
I vojna, i pozhar - vperedi...
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, title 1: "Signes secrets", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
, title 1: "Secret signs", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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