Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

(6 June 1799 – 10 February 1837 / Moscow)

I Loved You - Poem by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

I loved you, and I probably still do,
And for a while the feeling may remain...
But let my love no longer trouble you,
I do not wish to cause you any pain.
I loved you; and the hopelessness I knew,
The jealousy, the shyness - though in vain -
Made up a love so tender and so true
As may God grant you to be loved again.


Translated by Genia Gurarie, 11/10/95


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002

Poem Edited: Saturday, September 17, 2011


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