Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
Friendship by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Friendship by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

What's friendship? The hangover's faction, The gratis talk of outrage, Exchange by vanity, inaction, Or bitter shame of patronage.

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The Night by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

The Night by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

My voice that is for you the languid one, and gentle,Disturbs the velvet of the dark night's mantle,By my bedside, a candle, my sad guard,Burns, and my poems ripple and merge in ...

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To —- by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

To —- by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

I remember the marvellous momentyou appeared before me,like a transient vision,like pure beauty’s spirit. Lost in hopeless sadness,lost in the loud world’s turmoil,I heard your ...

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The Dream by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

The Dream by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Not long ago, in a charming dream,I saw myself - a king with crown's treasure; I was in love with you, it seemed,And heart was beating with a pleasure.I sang my passion's song by ...

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I Love Thee by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

I Love Thee by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

I loved thee; and perchance until this momentWithin my breast is smouldering still the fire!Yet I would spare thy pain the least renewal,Nothing shall rouse again the old desire!I ...

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Autumn by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Autumn by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

What doesn't enter then my slumbering mind?-DerzhavinIOctober has arrived - the woods have tossedTheir final leaves from naked branches;A breath of autumn chill - the road begins ...

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The Wish by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

The Wish by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

I shed my tears; my tears – my consolation;And I am silent; my murmur is dead,My soul, sunk in a depression’s shade,Hides in its depths the bitter exultation.I don’t deplore my ...

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Don’t Ask Me Why by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Don’t Ask Me Why by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Don’t ask me why, alone in dismal thought,In times of mirth, I’m often filled with strife,And why my weary stare is so distraught,And why I don’t enjoy the dream of life;Don’t ask ...

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A Wish by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

A Wish by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

The days drag on, each moment multipliesWithin my wounded heart the pain and sadnessOf an unhappy love and, dark, gives rise.To sleepless dreams, the haunting dreams of madnessBut ...

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Lyric Written In 1830 by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Lyric Written In 1830 by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

What means my name to you?...T'will dieAs does the melancholy murmurOf distant waves or, of a summer,The forest's hushed nocturnal sigh.Found on a fading album page,Dim will it ...

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Muse by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Muse by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

In my youth's years, she loved me, I am sure.The flute of seven pipes she gave in my tenureAnd harked to me with smile -- without speed,Along the ringing holes of the reed,I got ...

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Bound For Your Distant Home by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Bound For Your Distant Home by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Bound for your distant homeyou were leaving alien lands.In an hour as sad as I’ve knownI wept over your hands.My hands were numb and cold,still trying to restrainyou, whom my hurt ...

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Imitation by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Imitation by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

I saw the Death, and she was seatingBy quiet entrance at my own home,I saw the doors were opened in my tomb,And there, and there my hope was a-flittingI'll die, and traces of my ...

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The Prophet by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

The Prophet by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Longing for spiritual springs,I dragged myself through desert sands ...An angel with three pairs of wingsArrived to me at cross of lands;With fingers so light and slimHe touched ...

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Remembrance by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Remembrance by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

When the loud day for men who sow and reapGrows still, and on the silence of the townThe unsubstantial veils of night and sleep,The meed of the day's labour, settle down,Then for ...

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A Magic Moment I Remember by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

A Magic Moment I Remember by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

A magic moment I remember:I raised my eyes and you were there,A fleeting vision, the quintessenceOf all that's beautiful and rare I pray to mute despair and anguish,To vain the ...

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The Talisman by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

The Talisman by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Where the sea forever dancesOver lonely cliff and dune,Where sweet twilight's vapor glancesIn a warmer-glowing moon,Where with the seraglio's gracesDaylong toys the Mussulman,An ...

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A Little Bird by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

A Little Bird by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

In alien lands I keep the bodyOf ancient native rites and things:I gladly free a little birdieAt celebration of the spring.I'm now free for consolation,And thankful to almighty ...

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On Count Voronstov by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

On Count Voronstov by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

One half Milord, one half in trade, One half a sage, one half a dunce, One half a crook, but here for once There's every hope he'll make the grade.

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Morpheus by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Morpheus by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Oh, Morpheus, give me joy till morningFor my forever painful love:Just blow out candles' burningAnd let my dreams in blessing move.Let from my soul disappearThe separation's sharp ...

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Night by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Night by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

My voice, to which love lends a tenderness and yearing,Disturbs night's dreamy calm ... Pale at my bedside burning,A taper wastes away ... From out my heart there surgeStift ...

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Tempest by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Tempest by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

You saw perched on a cliff a maid,Her raiment white above the breakers,When the mad sea reared up and playedIts whips of spray on coastal acresAnd now and then the lightnings ...

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Arion by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Arion by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

A lot of us were on the bark:Some framed a sail for windy weather,The others strongly and togetherMoved oars. In silence sunk,Keeping a rudder, strong and clever,The skipper drove ...

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I’Ve Lived To See Desire Vanish by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

I’Ve Lived To See Desire Vanish by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

I’ve lived to see desire vanish,With hope I’ve slowly come to part,And I am left with only anguish,The fruit of emptiness at heart.Under the storms of merciless fate,My worn and ...

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The Upas Tree by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

The Upas Tree by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Deep in the desert's misery,far in the fury of the sand,there stands the awesome Upas Treelone watchman of a lifeless land.The wilderness, a world of thirst,in wrath engendered it ...

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A Winter Evening by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

A Winter Evening by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Sable clouds by tempest driven,Snowflakes whirling in the gales,Hark--it sounds like grim wolves howling,Hark--now like a child it wails!Creeping through the rustling straw ...

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Demon by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Demon by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

In bygone days when life's array - The sweet song of the nightingaleAnd maidens' eyes, the rustling woods - Still left a fresh impression on me,When loftiness of feeling,And ...

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Confession by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Confession by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

I love you - I love you, e'en as IRage at myself for this obsession,And as I make my shamed confession,Despairing at your feet I lie.I know, I know - It ill becomes me,I am too ...

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I Loved You by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

I Loved You by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

I loved you, and I probably still do,And for a while the feeling may remain...But let my love no longer trouble you,I do not wish to cause you any pain.I loved you; and the ...

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Solitude by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Solitude by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

He's blessed, who lives in peace, that's distantFrom the ignorant fobs with calls,Who can provide his every instanceWith dreams, or labors, or recalls;To whom the fate sends ...

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A Serenade by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

A Serenade by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

I watch InesillaThy window beneath,Deep slumbers the villaIn night's dusky sheath.Enamoured I linger,Close mantled, for thee--With sword and with guitar,O look once on me!Art ...

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The Drowned Man by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

The Drowned Man by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Children running into izba,Calling father, dripping sweat:'Daddy, daddy! come - there is aDeadman caught inside our net.''Fancy, fancy fabrication...'Grumbled off their weary ...

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May 26, 1828 by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

May 26, 1828 by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Gift haphazard, unavailing,Life, why were thou given me?Why art thou to death unfailingSentenced by dark destiny?Who in harsh despotic fashionOnce from Nothing called me ...

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Old Man by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Old Man by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

I’m not that lover, filled with passion, -That youth, who left the world amazed:Alas, my spring and summer passed now,And didn’t leave a single trace.Cupid, the god of youth and ...

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Day’s Rain Is Done by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Day’s Rain Is Done by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Day's rain is done. The rainy mist of nightSpreads on the sky, leaden apparel wearing,And through the pine-trees, like a ghost appearing,The moon comes up with hidden light.All in ...

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To My Friends by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

To My Friends by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

The chain of golden days and nightsIs still your heritage from Deity,And, still, the languid maidens’ eyesAre turned to you as well intently.So, play and sing, friends of my ...

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Eastern Song by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Eastern Song by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

I think that thou wert born for this— To set the poet's vision burning, To hold him in a trance of bliss, And by sweet words to wake his yearning: To charm him by those eyes that ...

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The Vision by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

The Vision by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

I remember a marvellous instant,Unto me bending down from above,Thy radiant vision appearingAs an angel of beauty and love.'Mid the torments of desperate sadness,In the torture of ...

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Goblins Of The Steppes by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Goblins Of The Steppes by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Stormy clouds delirious straying,Showers of whirling snowflakes white,And the pallid moonbeams waning--Sad the heavens, sad the night!Further speeds the sledge, and further,Loud ...

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The Name by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

The Name by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

What is my name to you? 'T will die:a wave that has but rolled to reachwith a lone splash a distant beach;or in the timbered night a cry ...'T will leave a lifeless trace ...

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Curious by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Curious by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

--What’s new? “I tell you, nothing whatsoever.”--Don’t fool with me: you’re hiding it, I know.Oh, don’t you feel ashamed? you think you’re cleverTo hide the news from me like from ...

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Thoughts by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Thoughts by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

If I walk the noisy streets,Or enter a many thronged church,Or sit among the wild young generation,I give way to my thoughts. I say to myself: the years are fleeting,And however ...

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The Black Shawl by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

The Black Shawl by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

As of senses bereft, at a black shawl I stare, And my chill heart is tortured with deadly despair. When dreaming too fondly in credulous youth, I loved a Greek maiden with passion ...

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To… (Kern) by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

To… (Kern) by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

I still recall the wondrous momentWhen you appeared before my eyes, Just like a fleeting apparition,Just like pure beauty's distillation.When'er I languished in the throes of ...

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The Duel by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

The Duel by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

FROM 'EUGENE ONIEGIN '28Yes, foes!—How many days, bethink you, Since hatred stepped the two between, And since in hours of thought and leisure, At work, at table, they have been ...

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The Last Flower by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

The Last Flower by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Rich the first flower's graces be,But dearer far the last to me;My spirit feels renewal sweet,Of all my dreams hope or desire--The hours of parting oft inspireMore than the ...

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Why Feed The Early Signs Of Boredom? by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Why Feed The Early Signs Of Boredom? by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Why feed the early signs of boredomWith sinister and dismal thought,And wait for separation, burdenedWith sorrow, lonesome and distraught?The day of grief is close at hand!You’ll ...

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The Singer by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

The Singer by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

Did you attend? He sang by grove ripe - The bard of love, the singer of his mourning.When fields were silent by the early morning,To sad and simple sounds of a pipeDid you ...

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The Coming Of Winter by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

The Coming Of Winter by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

_Stanzas from 'Onegin'_Our Northern Winter's fickle Summer,Than Southern Winter scarce more bland--Is undeniably withdrawingOn fleeting footsteps from the land.Soon will the ...

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To Natasha by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

To Natasha by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

The crimson summer now grows pale;Clear, bright days now soar away;Hazy mist spreads through the vale,As the sleeping night turns gray;The barren cornfields lose their gold;The ...

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