Year 2017

POETRY FORMAT, 17 July 2017

Adolf P. Shvedchikov – TRANSCEND Media Service

New Year firecrackers died down,
The wine glasses did not ring more,
The world again plays chess
And threatens again with its glow.
He is girded with a cartridge belt,
To beat or not to beat? Cursed questions.
How to live on? After all, the answer is not clear,
There is distrust, ice hummocks.
And silently filling the heart,
Once again, people are anxious,
Everyone knows well by experience,
What peace will not bring on the dish…


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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