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First, you sell your time. (This is called "earning a living.") Then you sell your ideas. (This is called "being famous.") Then you sell your house. (This is called "moving up".) Then you sell your wife of twenty five years. (This is called "a midlife crisis.") Then you sell your old books. (This is called [...]

By |2021-08-11T04:22:12-04:00December 30th, 2019|Poems in English|Comments Off on * * *

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You are a force deep inside me that doesn't know my name. (See me throw it into the fire.) That, deaf to my entreaties, wouldn't rescue me from a burning house. (See me throw it into the sea.) That wouldn't save me if I were drowning. And if I drowned, it would drown too. (See [...]

By |2019-12-30T15:14:12-05:00December 30th, 2019|Poems in English|Comments Off on * * *

Сейчас откроется дверь, и тот, кто умер, войдёт. – Вот и я! Верь-не верь! – и всю ночь напролёт – Не верю! – кричу в темноту. – Не верить легче, чем верить. Я: – Не пори ерунду. Труднее не верить. ....... (c) Nina Kossman / Нина Косман

By |2019-08-11T17:45:45-04:00August 11th, 2019|Poems in Russian|Comments Off on