Valery Yaklovich Bryusov

(December 13 [O.S. December 1] 1873 – October 9, 1924 / Moscow)

Valery Yaklovich Bryusov Poems

1. Saint Sebastian 4/21/2010
2. At Home 1/1/2004
3. Twilight 1/1/2004
4. Creative Work 1/1/2004
5. To A Young Poet 1/1/2004

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!

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Best Poem of Valery Yaklovich Bryusov

To A Young Poet

Pale youth with burning gaze,
I give you three commandments now:
Follow the first: don't live by the present,
The future is a poet's only place.

Second, remember: feel for no one,
Love yourself without bounds.
Safeguard the third: worship art,
Art alone, without thought or goal.

Pale youth with embarrassed gaze!
If you follow my three commandments,
I'll die in peace, a defeated warrior,
Knowing I leave a poet behind.

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