Innokenty Fedorovich Annensky

Innokenty Fedorovich Annensky Poems

1.
A Gas Butterfly

Tell me what's happening to me?
Why is my heart beating so fervently?
why has this madness, like a wave,
Broken through the rock of habit?
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2.
Bow And Strings

3.
Harmony

In midst of waves, there are the silver beads
And scraped by time paints of the white enamel …
I so like the morns which autumn breeds,
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4.
Amethysts

My eyes forgot the heavens’ blue,
To them the sun’s dust is not gold,
But I live just one substance through,
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5.
Among Worlds

Among the worlds, the sparkling spheres,
The name of One Star only I repeat...
It's not because I love Her dearly
But just because I pine with others.
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Innokenty Fedorovich Annensky Comments

Souren Mondal 27 September 2015

Just dicovered this man a few days ago.. Been reading his poems.. I guess the opinions about him would be highly divided.. Hard to say whether he wrote well or was just mediocore...

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Innokenty Fedorovich Annensky Biography

Innokentiy Fyodorovich Annensky (Russian: Инноке́нтий Фёдорович А́нненский (September 1, 1855 N.S. Omsk–December 13, 1909 N.S. Saint Petersburg) was a poet, critic and translator, representative of the first wave of Russian Symbolism. Sometimes cited as a Slavic counterpart to the poètes maudits, Annensky managed to render into Russian the essenti ...

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