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Alexander Pushkin – Five Poems by the Russian Poet

Alexander Pushkin poems

June 6 marks the birthday of Russian poet Alexander Pushkin …

We honor the occasion with five of our favorite poems by Alexander Pushkin …

 


 

Three Springs

Alexander Pushkin

 

Found in the book
Poems by Alexander Pushkin
Ivan Panin, trans.
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In the world’s desert, sombre and shoreless
Mysteriously three springs have broken thro’:
Of youth the spring, a boisterous spring and rapid;
It boils, it runs, it sparkles, and it murmurs.
The Castalian Spring, with wave of inspiration
In the world’s deserts its exiles waters;
The last spring–the cold spring of forgetfulness,
Of all sweetest, quench it does the heart’s fire.

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