100 Poems

This is somewhat outside the purview of this blog in that it won’t interest those readers who aren’t my mom and dad, but I made a list of my 100 favourite poems in Russian. Strangely, only 12 poems overlap with Bykov’s list, although of course the poets are mostly the same.


17. Тургенев: Утро туманное
72. Кедрин: ЗодчиеПриданое
76. Антокольский: Сын
98. Окуджава: Живописцы
100. Высоцкий: Песня о земле


I would attempt the same in English, but (a) I’m not sure I know a hundred good poems and (b) if I do, they’re probably all by Yeats…
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