Sunday, February 12, 2012

Only day

based on the elegy by Russian poet Afanasy Fet (1820 - 1892)

Forgive me! In the mist of vision
all I remember - only day,
when you have shrouded in a silence
close by the blazing fireplace

I could forget myself while staring
into the fire, tormenting joy,
reflected back with something bitter
and sigh that I could not avoid...

That hesitation at the target,
where the insanity has lured...
mysterious wilderness and blizzards,
supposed your warmth has to cure...

Can it be true? I'm here stunned
all frozen, embarrassed, snow-capped,
who had it all, and now - ...nothing,
with last hope knocking at your heart?..

1 comment:

  1. Simply beautiful & stunning! I love the sense if heart entwined over time ~ & the loneliness that can sometimes bring! Shared it becomes easier ~