Poetry Tuesday!: “Uznik” (“The Prisoner”) by Aleksandr Pushkin
Here’s “Узник” (“Uznik”, “The Prisoner” or “The Captive”) (1822) by Aleksandr Pushkin (1799-1837).
For the rest of my playlist, click here. Past poems are:
- “Ulysses” by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
- “The Pulley” by George Herbert
- “Harmonie du soir” by Charles Baudelaire
- “Dirge Without Music” by Edna St. Vincent Millay
- “Clancy of the Overflow” by A.B. “Banjo” Paterson
- “Лотова жена” (“Lotova zhena”, “Lot’s wife”) by Anna Akhmatova
- “The Jumblies” by Edward Lear
- “The Conqueror Worm” by Edgar Allan Poe
- “Les Djinns” by Victor Hugo
- “I Have a Rendezvous with Death” by Alan Seeger
- “When I Was One-and-Twenty” by A.E. Housman
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