Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov

(1814 - 1841 / Russia)

Poems of Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov

1. A Prayer 4/7/2010
2. A Song 4/7/2010
3. Bored And Sad 1/1/2004
4. Clouds 4/7/2010
5. Cradle Song Of The Cossack Mother 4/7/2010
6. Forever you, the unwashed Russia! 4/7/2010
7. From Demon 4/7/2010
8. Heaven And The Stars 4/7/2010
9. I Go Out On The Road Alone 1/1/2004
10. In High Noon's Heat 1/1/2004
11. Like An Evil Spirit 4/7/2010
12. Meditation 4/7/2010
13. Native Land 4/7/2010
14. No, I'm not Byron; I am, yet 4/7/2010
15. On Departure For The Caucas 4/7/2010
16. On Napoleon's Death 4/7/2010
17. On The Death Of Pushkin 4/7/2010
18. Prayer 4/7/2010
19. Sail 1/1/2004
20. Tamara 4/7/2010

The Leaf

A little oak leaf tore off from its branch
Was driven o'er the steppe by a cruel gale;
Dried up and withered from the cold, the heat and sorrow
It finally alit by the Black Sea shore.

A young plane tree stands by the Black Sea shore;
A whispering wind strokes her green boughs;
On her green boughs sway heavenly birds
Singing the praises and fame of the queen of the sea.

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