Joseph Brodsky

(24 May 1940 – 28 January 1996 / Leningrad)

A Song - Poem by Joseph Brodsky

I wish you were here, dear, I wish you were here.
I wish you sat on the sofa
and I sat near.
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Comments about A Song by Joseph Brodsky

  • Liza Sudina (11/24/2015 12:23:00 AM)


    Joseph! Sweet and touches to tears!
    I wish you were here, dear, I wish you were here.
    I wish you sat on the sofa
    and I sat near.
    the handkerchief could be yours,
    the tear could be mine, chin-bound.
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  • (12/10/2014 3:18:00 PM)


    An absent lover created this touching and heartfelt work. I especially loved stanza three, its distinctive in its tone. A good choice for today. (Report) Reply

  • Edgar Stevens (12/10/2014 10:00:00 AM)


    one nice poem i should read occasionally.. (Report) Reply

  • Sossi Khachadourian (12/10/2014 4:54:00 AM)


    What's the point of forgetting
    If it's followed by dying?
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  • Anil Kumar Panda (12/10/2013 5:52:00 AM)


    very nice.nice style and flow. (Report) Reply

  • Enoch John (6/18/2008 2:54:00 PM)


    I'm sorry I didn't meet this great poet but anyway I like this song.Thankfully his work lives on. (Report) Reply

  • (3/9/2008 1:35:00 PM)


    awww...thats really sweet (Report) Reply








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