Yevgeny Yevtushenko

(18 July 1933 / Zima Junction, Siberia)

Poems of Yevgeny Yevtushenko

1. A Meeting in Copenhagen 8/18/2007
2. Again, A Meeting 8/15/2007
3. Alder Catkin 8/15/2007
4. Antedeluvian 8/17/2007
5. Assignation 8/17/2007
6. Babii Yar 8/17/2007
7. Ballad About Drinking 8/17/2007
8. Ballad About False Beacons 8/17/2007
9. Being Late 8/17/2007
10. Birthday 8/17/2007
11. Black Bandillera 8/17/2007
12. Boots 8/17/2007
13. Breaking Up 8/17/2007
14. Career 8/17/2007
15. Colours 8/17/2007
16. Conversation with an American Writer 8/17/2007
17. Disbelief In Yourself is Indispensable 8/17/2007
18. Don't Disappear 8/17/2007
19. Dwarf Birches 8/17/2007
20. Eight Year Old Poet 8/17/2007

Alder Catkin

Whenever the wind
drops an alder catkin into my palm,
or a cuckoo calls merrily,
with trains screaming by,
I fall to reflecting,
and struggle to grasp life’s meaning,
and, as usual, arrive
at the place where it slips from my grasp.
Reducing oneself

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