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On this day of sky-blue bears Junho 28, 2007

Filed under: poetry,Velimir Khlebnikov — looking4good @ 12:47 pm

On this day of sky-blue bears
Running across quiet eyelashes,
I divine beyond the blue waters
In the cup of my eyes an order to wake.

The silver spoon of my extended eyes
Offers me a sea buoying a storm petrel;
And I see how the Russian bird flies
Through unknown lashes to the roaring sea.

A sea of heavenlove has capsized
Someone’s sail in the round-blue water,
But the first storm is hopeless and gone
And from now on the journey is spring.


Velimir Khlebnikov (pseudonym of Viktor Vladimirovich Khlebnikov) (b. 9 Nov 1885; d. 28 Jun 1922)