Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov

Russia
Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov
Russia
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Bored And Sad

Rating: 2.9
It's boring and sad, and there's no one around
In times of my spirit's travail...
Desires!...What use is our vain and eternal desire?..
While years pass on by - all the best years!

To love...but love whom?.. a short love is vexing,
And permanent love's just a myth.
Perhaps look within? - The past's left no trace:
All trivial, joys and distress...
What good are the passions? For sooner or later
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I've been on like 70 different websites and this is literally the only mildy decent poem in the entire universe
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Dillian Hansen 27 August 2018
Are you upset at everything?
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Frank Adie 07 January 2018
Very deep! Life can be sometimes sad and empty. And in such moment the mind can create something like this, I feel you.
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Frank Adie 07 January 2018
Really deep. Life can be sometimes empty and boring. Nice poem.
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Sue Ann Simar 21 January 2007
I feel I've read better translations of Lermontov
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