Velimir Khlebnikov

(1885 - 1922 / Russia)

Poems of Velimir Khlebnikov

Wind Is Song

Wind is song
Of whom and of what?
Of the sword's longing
To be the word.
People cherish the day of death
Like a favorite daisy.
Believe that the strings of the great
Are strummed by the East these days.
Perhaps we'll be given new pride

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