Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva

(8 October 1892 – 31 August 1941 / Moscow)

Little World


Children - are staring of eyes so frightful,
Mischievous legs on a wooden floor,
Children - is sun in the gloomy motives,
Hypotheses' of happy sciences world.

Eternal disorder in the ring's gold,
Tender word's whispers in semi-sleep,
On the wall in a cozy child's room, the dreaming
Peaceful pictures of birds and sheep.

Children - is evening, evening on the couch,
In the fog, through the window, glimmer street lamps,
A measured voice of the tale of King Saltan,
Mermaid-sisters of seas from tales.

Children - is rest, brief moment of respite,
A trembling vow before God's eyes,
Children - are the world's tender riddles,
Where in the riddle the answer hides!


Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

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  • Gold Star - 21,595 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (4/16/2014 4:38:00 AM)

    children always the prominent subject of writers and poets and the subject taken in this poem is also the innocent child and interested very much to recite. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 21,595 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (4/16/2014 4:38:00 AM)

    children always the prominent subject of writers and poets and the subject taken in this poem is also the innocent child and interested very much to recite. (Report) Reply

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