Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Blok

Saint Petersburg
Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Blok
Saint Petersburg
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The Stranger

Rating: 3.2
The restaurants on hot spring evenings
Lie under a dense and savage air.
Foul drafts and hoots from dunken revelers
Contaminate the thoroughfare.
Above the dusty lanes of suburbia
Above the tedium of bungalows
A pretzel sign begilds a bakery
And children screech fortissimo.

And every evening beyond the barriers
Gentlemen of practiced wit and charm
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