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Winds of Fate

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Winds of Fate

Push me against my back, hit in my face,
like any wind you’re elemental and erratic.
Give me a licking or unhurriedly caress,
play hide-and-seek – a child in father’s jacket. 

Not telling me what winds await ahead –
dead calm, strong gale, dry hot or boreas. 
As the entire world the only truth as old –
last breeze of mine shall fan the deadly face. 



(translated from Russian)

My page on a Russian site: http://www.stihi.ru/avtor/boreaus

There is a war on for your mind: http://www.infowars.com/

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  1. Date: 2/24/2010 9:57:00 AM

    yeah this is life alright life and death is a part of that, this was a great poem, it came to me as one giant metaphor for life and life can be pretty hard, i think i get alot of the strong gale winds! Jo

  1. Date: 12/25/2009 12:39:00 PM

    Much for the reader to think about in this poem. Nice use of imagery. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you too. Keep on writing! Karen

  1. Date: 12/25/2009 8:39:00 AM

    Wonderful piece Oleg, a joy to read >> may i say Merry Christmas from Bonnie Scotland >> James

  1. Date: 12/25/2009 4:41:00 AM

    fine analysis of life, Oleg! and thanks for your comments! jimbo

  1. Date: 12/18/2009 10:36:00 AM

    Very thought provoking piece... Vivid imagery as well....Taz