The Same Earth and the Same Moon

POETRY FORMAT, 31 Jul 2017

Adolf P. Shvedchikov – TRANSCEND Media Service

The same earth and the same moon,
As it was all a thousand years ago,
Epochs were replaced, war wandered,
And everyone was happy with the truce.
People wanted to sing faster,
Grow wheat, grapes,
But behind the fence there was death,
Hail shot fiery arrows.
Along the castles dug deep moats,
And locked the castle gate!
Oh, people, are you really forgetful?
Already flies so easily,
Do you remember about any relatives?
For now, everything takes away the Lethe River,
And the trace disappears…

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


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