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Ja žit' choču! Choču pečali
Language: Russian (Русский) 
Ja žit' choču! Choču pečali
Ljubvi i sčastiju nazlo;
Oni moj um izbalovali
I sliškom sgladili čelo.
Pora, pora nasmeškam sveta
Prognat' spokojstvija tuman.
Čto bez stradanij žizn' poėta?
I čto bez buri okean?
On chočet žit' cenoju muki,
Cenoj tomitel'nych zabot.
On pokupaet neba zvuki,
On darom slavy ne beret.

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This text was added to the website: 2021-05-04
Line count: 12
Word count: 51