Hristo Botev

(January 6, 1848 – June 2, 1876 / Kalofer)

Hristo Botev Poems

1. A Patriot 9/28/2010
2. Haidouks 9/28/2010
3. Sharing 9/28/2010
4. Stranger 9/28/2010
5. Eloped 9/28/2010
6. To My Brother 9/28/2010
7. To My Mother 9/28/2010
8. St. George's Day 9/28/2010
9. My Prayer 9/28/2010
10. To My First Love 9/28/2010
11. The Hanging Of Levski 9/28/2010
12. The Struggle 9/28/2010
13. Hadji Dimiter 9/28/2010
14. A Cloud Of Darkness Has Appeared 9/28/2010
15. On Parting 9/28/2010

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The Hanging Of Levski

O you, my Mother, my Native Land,
Why is your cry so sad and heart-rending!
And you, O Raven, accursed bird,
On whose grave croak you of ill impending?

I know, ah I know, you weep, my Mother,
Because you're a slave in bondage lying,
You weep because your sacred voice
Is a helpless voice in a desert crying.

Weep on, weep on! Near Sofia town
A ghastly gallows I have seen standing,
And your own son, Bulgaria,
There with dreadful force is hanging.

The raven gives its grim hoarse croak,
Dogs yelp, wolves howl, the sky is bleak,
Old men in ...

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