Daniil Ivanovich Kharms

(30 December 1905 – 2 February 1942 / Saint Petersburg)

Poems of Daniil Ivanovich Kharms

1. A Romance 4/7/2010
2. A Song 4/7/2010
3. An Evening Song To She Who Exists By My Name 4/7/2010
4. But The Artist... 1/1/2004
5. First Poem From The 4/7/2010
6. Foma Bobrov And His Spouse 1/1/2004
7. I Love Sensual Women 1/1/2004
8. Petrov and Kamarov 1/1/2004
9. Sleep Teases A Man 1/1/2004
10. The Hunters 1/1/2004
11. The Red-Haired Man 1/1/2004

Sleep Teases A Man

Markov took off his boots and, with a deep breath, lay down on the divan.
He felt sleepy but, as soon as he closed his eyes, the desire for sleep immediately passed. Markov opened his eyes and stretched out his hand for a book. But sleep again came over him and, not even reaching the book, Markov lay down and once more closed his eyes. But, the moment his eyes closed, sleepiness left him again and his consciousness became so clear that Markov could solve in his head algebraical problems involv

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