Such Different World

Vladislav Khodasevich – *** The street is covered in half-gloom. Some top-floor window makes a “boom”. Curtains rise up in flash of light, Swift shadow off the wall, a kite… Blessed is he who falls headfirst: Such different world before the burst. Владислав...

To A Guest

Vladislav Khodasevich “To A Guest”, translated by me When visiting, bring reveries, Or hellborn beauty if you please, Or God, in case you’re of His format. But leave your good and little peace Back in the hallway, like a hat. Here on this earth, this pea-sized set, Be...