Nikolai Stepanovich Gumilev Light Poems

  • 1.
    The eternal entrance into Eden
    Is not locked with seven precious seals;
    It has no charms nor light of heaven,
    And the people don't know that it is.
  • 2.
    In that magic forest, towering trees
    Unexpectedly come forward from the haze.

    Out of the earth, roots spring from other roots,
  • 3.
    Birth of the word is by agony molded,
    Through earthly life it is quietly going,
    It is a stranger, which drinks from the golden
    Pitcher the drops of the savagesâ?? mourning.
  • 4.
    There are the modern prophets here,
    Though altars totally are felt,
    Their eyes are very deep and clear â??
    In them, the flame of future set.
  • 5.
    Only serpents let their skin be fallen
    And a soul - all grown up and old.
    We, alas, change an eternal soul,
    Leaving body in eternal hold.
  • 6.
    I walked an unfamiliar street
    And suddenly heard a raven's cry,
    And the sound of a lute, and distant thunder,-
    In front of me a tram was flying.
  • 7.
    I know her, her bitter silence,
    Her tiredness of her words and cries,
    Lives in the secret changing brightness
    Of widened pupils of her eyes.
Total 7 Light Poems by Nikolai Stepanovich Gumilev

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