Day: April 24, 2001

Vladimir Mayakovsky

I shall go by,
dragging my burden of love.
In what delirious
and ailing
night,
was I sired by Goliaths —
I, so large,
so unwanted?
— “To his beloved self, the author dedicates these lines”
— Vladimir Mayakovsky, 1916

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