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“Dubbed via his fellow Futurists the “King of Time”, Velimir Khlebnikov (1885–1922) spent his complete short existence trying to find a brand new poetic language to precise his convictions in regards to the rhythm of historical past, the correspondence among human habit and the “language of the stars.” the end result was once an enormous physique of poetry and prose that has been referred to as airtight, incomprehensible, even deranged. Of all this tragic new release of Russian poets (including Blok, Esenin, and Mayakovsky), Khlebnikov has been probably the main praised and the extra censured.”

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Swans shone in the bright blueness of the sky, like the edge of another world. Small white bustards were feeding on a sandy hillock. The wood pigeons suddenly flutter up out of the grass and fly away. The murmur of conversation, someone telling a story. It's the start of the evening meal. Meanwhile some geese overhead had drawn a thin stripe right down the middle of the sky; the flock looked like a dragon kite. It disappeared somewhere far away, an endless thread; maybe that makes it easier for them to fly.

You just remember that, girl, and don't fool around with fire. You got a gray-haired old mother with feeling eyes, she'll bust out weeping in her old age. " That's what Hooder said, rocking about with half-closed eyes. In the mysterious mirage of his expressions flickered the face of a handsome young mortal-boy with eyes dark as night and cheeks the ruddy red of dawn. " the schoolgirl shouted. She wasn't in the habit of adjusting her whims to suit the moral imperatives of the older generation, and she stamped her little foot on the floor.

Twisted black oaks covered the mountain ridges. A farmhouse clung to a precipice, on the side from which the Mongols came. The cliff there lay shattered into pieces, like a helmet on the field of Kosovo. 40 Brought to you by | Cambridge University Library Authenticated Download Date | 8/22/15 11:06 PM Mountain People An eagle circled above the high cliff and descended to rest there like a Russian on the throne of Byzantium, like Upravda. Straight lines rose from the mighty central rock, like warriors on the field of Kulikovo.

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