Cicero By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

Cicero The Roman orator spoke out ‘midst civil war and strife: ‘Too long I slumbered, and Rome’s night Has overtaken me upon my journey!’ True!…

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Say Not He Loves Me By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

Say Not He Loves Me Say not he loves me as before, as truly, dearly As once he did… Oh no! My life He would…

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There Is A Spell In Autumn By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

There Is A Spell In Autumn There is a spell in autumn early, One all too brief, of an enchantment rare: The nights are radiant…

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Nature Is Not As You Imagine Her By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

Nature Is Not As You Imagine Her Nature is not as you imagine her: She’s not a mold, nor yet a soulless mask- She is…

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Gum Is The Sky By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

Gum Is The Sky Glum is the sky, by night imprisoned, As over it the dark clouds creep, Not menacing or wistful is it, But…

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Reproach Me Not By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

Reproach Me Not Reproach me not e’en if I earn your indignation; Know: of us two you are to be more envied far. Unlike my…

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There Is A Song By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

There Is A Song There is a song in the sea waves, A concord – in the spats of nature, And a reed, by a…

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It’s There, Still There By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

It’s There, Still There It’s there, still there, a past love’s madness, Dull pain and longing my heart fill. Your image, hid amid the shadows…

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Autumn Evening By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

Autumn Evening There is a wistful charm, a tenderness, Mysterious and soft, in autumn’s even: The trees in weird and brilliant garments dress, The gory…

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She Sat Upon The Floor By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

She Sat Upon The Floor She sat upon the floor Looking through a pile of letters, She took them up and tossed them Like so…

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The Sadness Gripped My Heart By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

The Sadness Gripped My Heart The sadness gripped my heart – and dimly Came the remembrance of the old, When all was going well and…

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I Love Your Dear Eyes By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

I Love Your Dear Eyes I love your dear eyes, my friend, With their play so bright and wondrous, When you promptly rise them, and,…

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As In The Globe Embraced By Ocean By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

As In The Globe Embraced By Ocean As is the globe embraced by ocean, so Embraced is earthly life by dreams and fancies. Night comes…

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Problème By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

Problème Having rolled done a mountain, a rock lies in a valley. – Why did it fall? Nowadays no one knows – Did it break…

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The Last Love By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

The Last Love Oh, how, in the ending years Is love more tender and superstitious – O shine! O shine, my parting rays Of the…

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In Ocean Waves There’s Melody By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

In Ocean Waves There’s Melody Est in arundineis modulatio musica ripis In ocean waves there’s melody There’s harmony within the clash of elements, And a…

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All Day She Quiet Lay By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

All Day She Quiet Lay All day she quiet lay, lost in a trance, The closing shadows all of her embracing… The madcap rain of…

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O, How Our Love Is Murderous By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

O, How Our Love Is Murderous O, how our love is murderous, The dearer something is to us The surer are we to destroy it…

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The Earth A Cheerless Look Still Wears By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

The Earth A Cheerless Look Still Wears The earth a cheerless look still wears, But spring’s breath is already swaying The dead stalks in the…

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I Love The Tsarskoselsky Gardens By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

I Love The Tsarskoselsky Gardens I love the Tsarskoselsky Gardens Late in the fall when, in soft haze Enfolded, as in sleep’s embrace They lie……

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A Vision By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

A Vision There is an hour at night full of an awesome wonder, When universal silence o’er the whole world lies And when the cosmic…

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Poetry By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

Poetry Among storms, among fires, Among burning passions, In elemental, flaming strife, It flies to us from the heavens- A heavenly creature to earth’s son…

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Spring Storm By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

Spring Storm I love a storm in early May When springtime’s boisterous, firstborn thunder Over the sky will gaily wander And growl and roar as…

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How Tuneful Is The Voice Of Sea By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

How Tuneful Is The Voice Of Sea How tuneful is the voice of sea, What true accord in ocean’s murmur, And in the reed’s light,…

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You Often Watched Him By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

You Often Watched Him You often watched him on the high life’s level, – The gaily-selfish or with gloomy sight, Or full of thoughts, or…

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My Soul, My Prophetic Pain By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

My Soul, My Prophetic Pain My soul, my prophetic pain! My heart, forever filled with bother, O how throb you on a border, Of two…

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The Heart Would Like To Be By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

The Heart Would Like To Be The heart would like to be a star – Not in a night, when from the darkened skies These…

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Here, At A Meagre Earth By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

Here, At A Meagre Earth Here, at a meagre earth, despondent And listless stare the dull grey skies, And, as if plunged in leaden slumber,…

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Why Moan, Why Wail You, Wind Of Night By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

Why Moan, Why Wail You, Wind Of Night Why moan, why wail you, wind of night, With such despair, such frenzied madness? Why is your…

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O Those Eyes! I Have Them Known! By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

O Those Eyes! I Have Them Known! Oh, those eyes! I have them known! How I loved them – knows God! From their night of…

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The Glare! The Heat! By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

The Glare! The Heat! The glare! The heat! O Nice, you blind me! A dull unease upon me settles… Life, like a bird shot down,…

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Columbus, Take Your Laurel Wreath! By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

Columbus, Take Your Laurel Wreath! Columbus, take your laurel wreath! You’ve done the map of whole Earth and Nations And finished to the end the…

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When Life Is But A Round Of Crushing Care By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

When Life Is But A Round Of Crushing Care When life is but a round of crushing care And, a great heap of stones, lies…

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My Love For You, Sweet Earth By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

My Love For You, Sweet Earth My love for you, sweet Earth, my mother, I cannot hide – I do not crave The phantom pleasures…

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Silentium By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

Silentium Speak not, lie hidden, and conceal the way you dream, the things you feel. Deep in your spirit let them rise akin to stars…

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Elysium Of Shades By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

Elysium Of Shades Elysium of shades this soul of mine, Shades silent, luminous, and wholly severed From this tempestuous age, these restless times, Their joys…

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Vision By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

Vision In nights, there is the time of the generic dumbness, And in this hour of vision and surprise, The living chariot of the creation’s…

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Just As The Ocean Cradles Our Earth’s Orb

Just As The Ocean Cradles Our Earth’s Orb Just as the ocean cradles our earth’s orb, This earthly life’s by dreams surrounded; Night falls, against…

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Don’t Say He Loves Me As Before

Don’T Say He Loves Me As Before Don’t say he loves me as before, That, as before, he treasures me… no! He callously destroys my…

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To K.B By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

To K.B You’re here again – and of a sudden A warmth long gone floods my dead heart, And all I thought forgot, unbidden Returns,…

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Last Love By Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev

Last Love O, how in our waning days We love more tenderly and more obsessively. . . Shine on, shine on, the parting rays Of…

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