Treasure Island

Gavrila Romanovich Derzhavin

(14 July 1743 – 20 July 1816 / Kazan)

The Current Of Time's River


The current of time's river
Will carry off all human deeds
And sink into oblivion
All peoples, kingdoms and their kings.

And if there's something that remains
Through sounds of horn and lyre,
It too will disappear into the maw of time
And not avoid the common fate.

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

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