Treasure Island

Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Blok

(28 November 1880 – 7 August 1921 / Saint Petersburg)

This Night On Track


This night on track, that's single and narrow,
Passed by two shadows, void of mirth -
The two who're predestined forever
To be the poles of the earth -

And separated in the morning,
And every one of them preserved,
Another heart's and mind's belonging -
For ages different sense and thought.

And by a chance in shadows mingled
With native leaves the alien ones
In secret copy a beam, single -
To gain the features they had once.

Submitted: Monday, November 25, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, November 26, 2013

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