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Thoughts

Думы

They have crowded around me — why? — like thieves
in the dark, in the quiet suburban dark.
Like sinister hawks, like sullen hawks,
they have come for some cruel vengeance.

Hope left. Dream ran.
Anxiety pried open my eyes
and as though on a ghostly slate
I read my words, my deeds, my plans.

Because I watched them sailing
to victories, my eyes calm —
Because I touched sinless lips
with burning lips —

Because, these hands, these fingers,
are frail, have never known a plough —
Because songs, those everlasting gypsies,
have come to me only pain, ringing, dark —

For all of this the time of vengeance has come.
Blind men will pull down the lying, delicate temple,
and thoughts, thieves in the suburban peace,
will strangle me in the darkness, like a beggar.

Другие переводы:

  • Английский
    Евгений Бонвер
    My Thoughts
  • Александр Бондарь
    My Thoughts
  • Болгарский
    Елеонора В. Княжева
    Мисли
  • Немецкий
    Алиса Гомер
    Gedanken
  • Польский
    Тадеуш Рубникович
    Myśli
  • Грузинский
    Василий Гулеури
    ფიქრები

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