Adam Mickiewicz

Zavosse, Nowogródek
Adam Mickiewicz
Zavosse, Nowogródek
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The Castle Ruins At Balaklava

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These castles, whose remains are strewn in heaps for miles,
Once graced and guarded you, Crimea the ungrateful!
Today they sit upon the hills, each like a great skull
In which reptiles reside or men worse than reptiles.
Let’s climb a tower, search for crests upon worn tiles,
For an inscription or a hero’s name, the fateful
Bane of armies now forgotten by the faithful,
A wizened beetle wrapped in vines below the aisles.
Here Greeks wrought Attic ornaments upon the walls,
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Rikki Vede. 04 January 2010
Great poetry! ! ! Adam Mickiewicz rules! ! !
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Rikki Vede. 04 January 2010
Adam Mickiewicz, the greatest Poet from Poland! ! ! ! !
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