Velimir Khlebnikov

(1885 - 1922 / Russia)

Velimir Khlebnikov
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Originally named Viktor Vladimirovich Khlebnikov, born on Oct. 28, 1885, in the Kalmyk Autonomous Republic in Russia. Khlebnikov grew up to be well-educated in the disciplines of science, nature, folklore, mythology, mathematics, literature, art, history, and languages.

A poet who became known as the founder of Russian Futurism and whose esoteric verses exerted a significant influence on Soviet poetry after his death. Khlebnikov is becoming recognized as one of the major Russian poets of the twentieth century, having for years been dismissed as a purveyor of unintelligible verbal trickery.

Velimir Khlebnikov died June 28, 1922. more »

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  • M Asim Nehal (2/14/2019 10:59:00 AM)

    I read few poems and they all are crafty and articulate.

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Best Poem of Velimir Khlebnikov

Today I Will Go Once Again

Today I will go once again
Into life, into haggling, into market,
And lead the army of my songs
To duel against the market tide.

Read the full of Today I Will Go Once Again