ABOUT BUNIN BY ALEXANDER TVARDOVSKY. TRANSLATED BY OLGA SHARTSE
The Last Rendez-vous
The Gentleman from San Francisco
"As in a boundless sea in darkening fields and meadows..."
"No birds in sight. The ailing forest slowly..."
In the Steppe
In Imitation of Pushkin
To My Motherland
"A tenuous light has spilled over the sleeping world..."
"I came into her room at night..."
"Your hand I take gently and gaze at it long, and your eyes..."
"A secret whispering runs through the woodland world..."
Autumn (A fragment)
After the Spring Flood
"Upon a mountain summit, clad in snow..."..............
"By the goddess of sorrow a cup of dark wine I was given..."
Inscription on a Cup
Down Secret Paths
Eastward Leads the Path
The Golden Fishnet
"Through dark green garden lace and dusty curtains seeping..."
The Stone Idol
In an Estuary
The Temple of the Sun
"The camel snorts. He won't get up..."
The Last Bumblebee
"The finches and their glassy, artificial..."
"I walk about the proud, transparent garden..."
"In the park at night it might be April..."
"Агиге skies, flowers and bumblebees, wheat ears and grasses..."
"A bird has its own nest, a beast its lair..."
"The sadness in your lowered shiny lashes..."
"Again those cold grey skies, the same old tiresome route..."