Slava Olchevski

Rookie - 20 Points (1964 / St.Petersburg, Russia)

Slava Olchevski
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You will find bits and pieces of my biography throughout my poems. Over a hundred poems cover an unabridged history of my life and deaths. When you read my poetry, hear it with a Russian accent.

Although, I write in English, it is not my native language. It looks like I am following in the footsteps of another Russian - Joseph Brodsky.

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Invisible Hand

Let me tell you my dear friend
About my invisible hand

I don't claim that the hand is mine
I presume that its source is divine

It brought me from dead when I was seven
It saved me from a child molester at the age 11

It didn't let me drown a couple of times
It prevented several very serious crimes

When I acted cruel, when I acted wrong
It brought the punishment swift and strong

I am very grateful that the hand exists
But in religious matters, I am atheist

So, let's set the record straight
If there is providence, if there is ...

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