Galina Struchalina

Rookie (May 11 / Sevastopol, the Autonomous Republic of Crimea)

Roll down, Long River (song)


Roll down, Long, Long River to the sea,
Call me, Long, Long River where I should be.
Sing me a lullaby
How to live and die.
Lark's song in the sky
Lets me survive…

Bring your mud mad waters to the East.
Are you tired, Long River, of the heartless lucky beasts?
Lonely tears and cries,
Cruel lies and crimes
You submerge as well,
You'll never tell…

Roll down, Long, Long River to the sea…
Call me, Long, Long River where I should be…
Roll down, Long, Long River…
Roll down, Long, Long River…
To the East…

Submitted: Monday, August 13, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, August 14, 2012

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