Vasily Andreyevich Zhukovsky

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

Vasily Andreyevich Zhukovsky Poems

1. Bednyj Pevec 1/1/2004
2. The Boatman 4/20/2010
3. The Bard 1/1/2004
4. To A Familiar Genius Flying By 1/1/2004
5. The Mysterious Visitor 1/1/2004
6. Lalla Ruk 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Vasily Andreyevich Zhukovsky

Lalla Ruk

Dearest dream, my soul's enchantment
Lovely guest from heav'n above,
Most benevolent attender
To the earthly realm below,
You gave me blissful satisfaction
Momentary but complete:
Bringing with you happy tidings -
Like a herald from the skies.

I dreamed dreams of life eternal
In that Promised Land of peace;
I dreamed dreams of fragrant regions,
Of a tranquil, sweet Kashmir;
I could witness celebrations,
Festivals of roses vernal
Honoring that lovely maiden
From lands strange and far away.

And, with ...

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