Treasure Island

Yevgeny Yevtushenko

(18 July 1933 / Zima Junction, Siberia)

Poems of Yevgeny Yevtushenko

61. The Heirs of Stalin 8/17/2007
62. The Hut 8/17/2007
63. The Inexpressible 8/18/2007
64. The Mail Cutter 8/18/2007
65. The Mrk of Cain 8/18/2007
66. The Torments Of Conscience 8/18/2007
67. Tomorrow's Wind 8/18/2007
68. Unrequited Love 8/18/2007
69. Verlaine 8/18/2007
70. Vietnam Classic 8/18/2007
71. Waiting 8/18/2007
72. We Should Be Stingier 8/18/2007
73. Weddings 8/18/2007
74. Wounds 8/18/2007
75. You Are Great In Love 8/18/2007

Alder Catkin

Whenever the wind
drops an alder catkin into my palm,
or a cuckoo calls merrily,
with trains screaming by,
I fall to reflecting,
and struggle to grasp life’s meaning,
and, as usual, arrive
at the place where it slips from my grasp.
Reducing oneself

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