Performance of Life

POETRY FORMAT, 12 Feb 2018

Adolf P. Shvedchikov – TRANSCEND Media Service

The day went, tomorrow’s day hurries…
There is the same smell of roses,
The same scenes of the life are rehearsed
With a set of the same tears…
The curtain opened, the actors re-enter the stage
They play the whole learned role:
Love is imperishable, then reproached for treason,
And in rare moments of enlightenment
You realize how terrible is terrestrial world.
And so from generation to generation,
Will it survive, tell me, this sick world?

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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