Innokenty Fedorovich Annensky

(1 September 1855 - 13 December 1909 / Omsk)

Innokenty Fedorovich Annensky Poems

1. A Gas Butterfly 1/1/2004
2. After The Concert 4/21/2010
3. Amethysts 4/21/2010
4. Among The Worlds 4/23/2012
5. Among Worlds 1/1/2004
6. Bow And Strings 1/1/2004
7. Children 4/21/2010
8. Ego 4/21/2010
9. Harmony 4/21/2010
10. I Thought That The Heart... 4/21/2010
11. My Life's Burden... 4/21/2010
12. Notturno 4/23/2012
13. Poetry (Sonnet) 4/21/2010
14. Poppies 4/21/2010
15. Sad Country 4/23/2012
16. September 4/21/2010
17. The Anguish Of A Mirage 4/21/2010
18. The Autumnal Romance 4/21/2010
19. The Bow And The Strings 4/27/2012
20. The Candles Are Brought In 4/21/2010
21. The Old Barrel Organ 4/21/2010
22. The Pine Of Reminiscence 4/21/2010
23. The Spring Romance 4/21/2010
24. To The Poet 4/21/2010
25. Two Loves 4/21/2010
26. You'Re Again With Me 4/21/2010

Comments about Innokenty Fedorovich Annensky

  • Souren Mondal Souren Mondal (9/27/2015 10:22:00 PM)

    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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Best Poem of Innokenty Fedorovich Annensky

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?

Is it my strength or just my torment
I'm too disturbed to tell:
From the shimmering lines of life
I extract a forgotten phrase...

Is it a thief who turns his lantern
Upon the crowd of dreary letters?
I can't help reading the phrase,
But haven't the strength to go back...

It really had to flare up,
But it only harries the darkness;
All night, like a gas-flame butterfly
It trembles, but ...

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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.

And when by doubt I'm troubled
I pray to Her alone for answers.
It's not because She gives off light,
But just because with Her I don't need light.

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