poet Valery Yaklovich Bryusov

Valery Yaklovich Bryusov

Valery Yaklovich Bryusov
Do you like this poet?
15 person liked.
2 person did not like.

Valery Yaklovich Bryusov poems, quotations and biography on Valery Yaklovich Bryusov poet page. Read all poems of Valery Yaklovich Bryusov and infos about Valery Yaklovich Bryusov.

He was a Russian poet, prose writer, dramatist, translator, critic and historian. He was one of the principal members of the Russian Symbolist movement.

Biography

Valery Bryusov was born on December 13, 1873 (recorded December 1, according to the old Julian calendar) into a merchant's family in Moscow. His parents had little do with his upbringing, and as a boy Bryusov was largely left to himself. He spent a great deal of time reading "everything that fell into [his] hands," including the works of Charles Darwin and Jules Verne, as well as various materialistic and scientific essays. The future poet received an excellent education, studying in two Moscow ... more »

Add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.


Comments about Valery Yaklovich Bryusov

  • Dimitris(Jimmy) Psachos (6/18/2007 2:17:00 AM)

    He owns a mesmerising beauty, yet he uses occationally cold variations to his descriptions...I can't deny nevertheless his dream-like essence of his work.Eternal praise to ye!

    1 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Best Poem of Valery Yaklovich Bryusov

Saint Sebastian

On slow and smoky fire thou burn'st and art consumed,
O thou, my soul!
On slow and smoky fire thou burn'st and art consumed,
With hidden dole.

Thou droopest like Sebastian, pierced with pointed arrows,
Harassed and spent.
Thou droopest like Sebastian, pierced with pointed arrows,
Thy flesh all rent.

Thy foes encircle thee and watch with gleeful laughter
And bended bow.
Thy foes encircle thee and watch with gleeful laughter
Thy torments slow.

The embers burn, and gentle is the arrow's stinging
'Neath the evening sky.
The embers burn, and...

Read the full of Saint Sebastian