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Бори́с Пастерна́к – Boris Pasternak

A Poem by Boris Pasternak: A Sultrier Dawn

A Sultrier Dawn All morning high up on the eaves Above your window A dove kept cooing. Like shirtsleeves The boughs seemed frayed. It drizzled. Clouds came low to raid The dusty marketplace. My anguish on a peddlar’s tray They …

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A Poem by Boris Pasternak : A Dream

A Dream I dreamt of autumn in the window’s twilight, And you, a tipsy jesters’ throng amidst. ‘ And like a falcon, having stooped to slaughter, My heart returned to settle on your wrist. But time went on, grew old …

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A Poem by Boris Pasternak : Winter Night

Winter Night It snowed and snowed ,the whole world over, Snow swept the world from end to end. A candle burned on the table; A candle burned. As during summer midges swarm To beat their wings against a flame Out …

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A Poem by Boris Pasternak : The Drowsy Garden

The Drowsy Garden The drowsy garden scatters insects Bronze as the ash from braziers blown. Level with me and with my candle, Hang flowering worlds, their leaves full-grown. As into some unheard-of dogma I move across into this night, Where …

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A Poem by Boris Pasternak : Autumn

Autumn I have allowed my family to scatter, All those who were my dearest to depart, And once again an age-long loneliness Comes in to fill all nature and my heart. Alone this cottage shelters me and you: The wood …

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Boris Pasternak Biography

Boris Pasternak Biography January 29, 1890 – May 30, 1960 Pasternak in Russian means Parsnip The Nobel Prize winning writer is considered one of the greatest Russian poets of the 20th century and was a great force behind the dissident …

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