Mikhail Lermontov Poems
- The Angel The angel was flying through sky in midnight, And ...
- From Goethe Tops of dreaming highlands Darken in a ...
- Gratitude For all, for all! I thank you, o my dear: For ...
- The Dagger Yes, I like you, my knife of damask pledge, My ...
- Don'T Trust In Self... Don't trust in self, my dreamer young,...
- Death Of The Poet The Bard is killed! The honor's ...
- Loneliness It's Hell for us to draw the fetters Of life in ...
Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov (October 15 1814 – July 27 1841), a Russian Romantic writer, poet and painter, sometimes called "the poet of the Caucasus", became the most important Russian poet after Alexander Pushkin's death in 1837. Lermontov is considered the supreme poet of Russian literature alongside Pushkin and the greatest figure in Russian Romanticism. His influence on later Russian literature is still felt in modern times, not only through his poetry, but also through his prose, which founded the tradition of the Russian psychological novel.
Lermontov was born in Moscow into a respectable noble family of the Tula guberniya, and grew up on the Tarkhany estate in ... more »
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The angel was flying through sky in midnight,
And softly he sang in his flight;
And clouds, and stars, and the moon in a throng
Hearkened to that holy song.
He sang of the garden of God's paradise,
Of innocent ghosts in its shade;
He sang of the God, and his vivacious praise
Was glories and unfeigned.
The juvenile soul he carried in arms
For worlds of distress and alarms;
The tune of his charming and heavenly song
Was left in the soul for long.
It roamed on earth many long nights and days,
Filled with a wonderful thirst,
And earth's boring songs could...