by Semyon Yakovlevich Nadson (1862 - 1887)

Не говорите мне: "он умер", ‑‑ он живёт
Language: Russian (Русский) 
Не говорите мне: "он умер", -- он живёт,
Пусть жертвенник разбит, -- огонь ещё пылает.
Пусть роза сорвана, -- она ещё цветет,
Пусть арфа сломана, -- аккорд ещё рыдает!..

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Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Martha Gilbert Dickinson Bianchi) , title 1: "Call him not dead", from Russian Lyrics, published 1916


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This text was added to the website: 2009-09-23
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Word count: 25