Treasure Island

Vasily Andreyevich Zhukovsky

(February 9 1783 – April 24 1852 / Mishenskoe, Tula Oblast)

Poems of Vasily Andreyevich Zhukovsky

1. Bednyj pevec 1/1/2004
2. Lalla Ruk 1/1/2004
3. The Bard 1/1/2004
4. The Boatman 4/20/2010
5. The Mysterious Visitor 1/1/2004
6. To A Familiar Genius Flying By 1/1/2004

The Boatman

Driven by misfortune's whirlwind,
Having neither oar nor rudder,
By a storm my bark was driven
Out upon the boundless sea.
'midst black clouds a small star sparkled;
'Don't conceal yourself!' I cried;
But it disappeared, unheeding;
And my anchor was lost, too.

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