Innokenty Fedorovich Annensky

(1 September 1855 - 13 December 1909 / Omsk)

Among Worlds


Among the worlds, the sparkling spheres,
The name of One Star only I repeat...
It's not because I love Her dearly
But just because I pine with others.

And when by doubt I'm troubled
I pray to Her alone for answers.
It's not because She gives off light,
But just because with Her I don't need light.

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

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