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Poem by Konstantin Balmont: The Deer

  The Deer Through halve of heaven, merry dancers grow, The flaming raiment of the polar skies. The Northern distance in the dusk milk dies, The sea is frozen in the pliant bow. All is created of the ice and …

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Poem by Konstantin Balmont: The Chosen

The Chosen Yes, I’m the Chosen, The Wise One, The Enlightened, The Bard – a son of sun, The King – a son of mind. But I’m bred by my clan, and spirit mine is blighted – The savage with …

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Poem by Konstantin Balmont : The Caveman

The Caveman He’d drawn on cave’s walls with his dull knife Few bulls and horses. And the manes were shocking… He was a hunter, happy, brave and rocky. And by the flames, were shades in dancing strife. His wife with …

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Poem by Konstantin Balmont : Cameo

Cameo She’s one of them seem goodly with cameos, With slowness, enamels of the olds, Windows to gardens, moonlights, sad accords, Round a swan neck – light of a pearly necklace. Wizards gave her a kingdom with a palace, In …

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Poem by Konstantin Balmont : The Birth of Music

The Birth of Music The sea was ringing into planes of shores. When so young were items of our sphere, Melodious whirls were elevating here With rumble of strings and bugles’ awful roars. Each wood or ditch like real music …

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Poem by Konstantin Balmont : The Best Verse

The Best Verse The golden bullions, thrown by a nature – Oh how charming always is their weight! It’s beautiful – a whirl running string set, The flooding sounds’ powerful emersion. It’s beautiful – deep wisdom in old scriptures, The …

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Poem by Konstantin Balmont : Beatrice

Beatrice Sonnet 1895 I fell in love with you, just when had seen you, dearest, I still recall the simplest talk around us, You were just one the mute, and speech of fire, fierce, In lost of sounds words, were …

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