Adolf P. Shvedchikov – TRANSCEND Media Service

Everything that nature has built,
Blue sky and dark night,
Black fallow spring field,
First swallow’s rapid flight,
A ripe bunch of grapes,
A crimson delightful sunrise,
Tell me, who all that creates,
How did it all arise?
Longing love’s liqueur,
Broken heart’s grief,
Why does it all occur,
Have a soul anew, believe?
Our life is a dense jungle
Covered by a mystical veil,
Full of promises and juggles,
Enormously excitable ale!

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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