Oh, Mother-Earth, I Am Your Offspring

POETRY FORMAT, 16 Jan 2017

Adolf P. Shvedchikov – TRANSCEND Media Service

Oh, mother-earth, I am yours offspring,
I am your loving humbled son,
I spent all my life wandering,
To find new wonders, one-by-one!
My mother-earth, I sing of thee
In thanks for bread and mirthful wine,
How fragrant are fruits on your tree,
They are delicious, divine!
I’m fond of yours animals and birds,
Yours mountains, plains and sparkling seas,
I cannot find the proper words,
In abundant praise let me bend my knees…

Dr. Adolf P. Shvedchikov is a Russian scientist, poet and translator. He has published over 150 scientific papers and 16 books in poetry. His poems has been translated into many languages and has been published in Russia, USA, Brazil, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, France, Greece, UK, Italy, Romania, Albania  and Australia. In 2013 he was nominated for the Nobel Prize for Literature. He may be contacted at adolfps@gmail.com.


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