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Afanasy Afanasyevich Fet – Афана́сий Афана́сьевич Фет

A Poem by Afanasy Afanasyevich Fet : With One Firm Thrust

With One Firm Thrust With one firm thrust to force the boat of living From off the sands, and, by a wave tossed high, Be toward a new life borne, a new beginning, To feel the wind from scented shores …

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A Poem by Afanasy Afanasyevich Fet : Never

Never I wake. Yes, it’s a coffin lid.-With effort I reach my hands out and I call For help. Yes, I recall the tortures Of dying.-Yes, this is no dream!- And without effort, like a spider web I push aside …

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Biography of Afanasy Fet

Biography of Afanasy Fet Afanasy Afanasievich Fet (Афанасий Афанасьевич Фет, December 5, 1820—December 3, 1892), or Foeth, later changed his name to Shenshin (Шеншин), was a poet who dominated Russian poetry during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Fet’s …

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