Thursday, May 26, 2011

Mayakovsky's Last Words

And so they say-

"the incident dissolved"
the love boat smashed up

on the dreary routine.
I'm through with life

and [we] should absolve
from mutual hurts, afflictions and spleen.

* Partial contents of Vladimir Mayakovsky's suicide note, 4-13-30.  Translated by Dina Belyayeva.

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