Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Rookie (18 July 1933 / Zima Junction, Siberia)

Yevgeny Yevtushenko Poems

41. Momma 8/18/2007
42. Monologue Of A Broadway Actress 8/18/2007
43. Monologue Of A Polar Fox On An Alaskan Fur Farm 8/18/2007
44. Monologue Of An American Poet 8/18/2007
45. Murder 8/18/2007
46. My Handwriting 8/18/2007
47. My Universities 8/18/2007
48. No, I'Ll No Take Half 8/18/2007
49. On The Question Of Freedom 8/18/2007
50. Once People 8/18/2007
51. Pasternak's Grave 8/18/2007
52. People 8/18/2007
53. Picture Of Childhood 8/18/2007
54. Pitching And Reeling 8/18/2007
55. Poetry Gives Off Smoke 8/18/2007
56. Prologue 8/18/2007
57. Psychotherapy 8/18/2007
58. The Companion 8/17/2007
59. The Depth 8/17/2007
60. The Execution Of Stenka Razin 8/17/2007
61. The Heirs Of Stalin 8/17/2007
62. The Hut 8/17/2007
63. The Inexpressible 8/18/2007
64. The Mail Cutter 8/18/2007
65. The Mrk Of Cain 8/18/2007
66. The Torments Of Conscience 8/18/2007
67. Tomorrow's Wind 8/18/2007
68. Unrequited Love 8/18/2007
69. Verlaine 8/18/2007
70. Vietnam Classic 8/18/2007
71. Waiting 8/18/2007
72. We Should Be Stingier 8/18/2007
73. Weddings 8/18/2007
74. Wounds 8/18/2007
75. You Are Great In Love 8/18/2007
Best Poem of Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Colours

When your face came rising
above my crumpled life,
the only thing I understood at first
was how meager were all my possessions.
But your face cast a peculiar glow
on forests, seas, and rivers,
initiating into the colors of the world
uninitiated me.
I’m so afraid, I’m so afraid,
the unexpected dawn might end,
ending the discoveries, tears, and raptures,
but I refuse to fight this fear.
This fear-I understand-
is love itself. I cherish this fear,
not knowing how to cherish,
I, careless guardian of my love.
This fear has ringed me ...

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Antedeluvian

The woman walked past Execution Block
on Red Square
carrying rolls of toilet paper,
twenty at least,
not in her arms,
but on twine hanging from her neck.
These are the necklaces of Mother Russia today!
And this woman-
my God! -was almost proud,

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