Who is Yevgeny YevtushenkoYevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko (Russian: Евгений Александрович Евтушенко; 18 July 1933 – 1 April 2017) was a Soviet and Russian poet. He was also a novelist, essayist, dramatist, screenwriter, publisher, actor, editor and director of several films.
Contents BiographyEarly life Yevtushenko was born Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Gangnus (he later took his mother's last name, Yevtushenko) in the Irkutsk region of Siberia in a small town called Zima on 18 July 1933 to a peasant family of noble descent. He had Russian, Baltic German,...
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Yevgeny Yevtushenko Poems
- The Mail Cutter
The ice had not even begun to break,
no boat could possibly sail yet,
but the letters lay in a pile at the post office,
with all their requests and instructions....
- My Universities
I learned not only from those
who brightly beam out of golden frames,
but from everyone whose ID photo
didn't come out quite right....
- Final Faith
Is it possible that we are so twisted
there is no salvation for any of us,
and that ideas have become wingless
in an age of winged rockets? ...
- Girl Beatnik
This girl comes from New York
but she does not belong.
Along the neon lights, this girl
runs away from herself....
No, No! Believe me!
I've come to the wrong place!
I've made a god-awful mistake! Even the glass
in my hand's an accident, ...