Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva

(8 October 1892 – 31 August 1941 / Moscow)

Little World - Poem by Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva

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!



Comments about Little World by Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva

  • Gold Star - 15,373 Points Kim Barney (4/24/2015 3:20:00 PM)

    This makes little sense. There must be a better translation somewhere! (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 27,684 Points Chinedu Dike (4/24/2015 4:02:00 AM)

    Lovely piece of poetry penned with insight in poetic diction. A nice piece indeed. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 29,303 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 - 29,303 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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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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