Apollon Nikolayevich Maykov

(1821 - 1897 / Moscow, Russia)

Apollon Nikolayevich Maykov Poems

1. An Easter Greeting 7/21/2014
2. To Sleep 7/21/2014
3. Mother And Child 7/21/2014
4. O Mountains Of My Native Country! 7/21/2014
5. Swans 7/21/2014
6. At Easter 7/21/2014
7. The Aeolian Harp 7/21/2014
8. In Memory Of My Daughter 7/21/2014
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In Memory Of My Daughter

Clear on the night of my spirit,
To me shines the glance of a star,
It is she! My heart's little maiden!
From her glance gleams something afar,
Of victory, deathless, eternal-
Something that musing, misgiving,
Pierces the essence of being!

It cannot be! It cannot be!
She lives- soon she will waken; straightway
Will ope her pretty eyes,- glad she
Will prattle merry, laughing gay!
And when in tears beholding me-
Will smiling, kissing, cry consoling,
'Papa- it is but playing- See!
I live,- yes! Leave off mourning!'
But cold and mute she lies, ...

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