List of Poems and Songs in Commentaries.

They stirred up the preadamite evil...“To the Defamers of Rossia” by Alexander Pushkin.

Throw your blues as a cantaloupe rind!..“O war! what ye know about, comrade?..” by Igor Girkin, “For that Young Fellow” by Robert Rozhdestvensky.

Condemned to Life.“The Captive” by Rudyard Kipling.

Hunting for Wild Boars.“At present I’ve been through with battles...” by Igor Girkin, “The Forgotten Man” by Vladimir Vysotsky.

A Song about the Fallen Friend.“Coming In on a Wing and a Prayer” by Harold Adamson.

TWO SONGS ABOUT THE AIR COMBAT.“The Very Large Heaven” by Robert Rozhdestvensky.

Hymn to the Sea and the Mountains.“The Sea and the Hills” by Rudyard Kipling.

The White Silence.“Blow the Very Cold Winds” by Stanislav Slutsker.

For long years, this day was awaited...“In the world, there’s such a wonder...” by Alexander Pushkin.

This night the sea cannot relax...“On the Death of Pompeii” by Alexander Pushkin.

A Pirate Song.“A Pirate Lyrical Song” by Bulat Okudzhava.

The Storm.“The Russian Columbuses” by Stanislav Slutsker, “Now we don’t hear the sound of the sea...” and “The Old-Timers Go Home” by anonymous authors.

Become a Seaman.“Albatrosses” by Stanislav Slutsker, “The Ship” by Valery Belozerov, “The Beginners” by Anonymous.

We put out to ocean...“The Submarine” by Anonymous, “Kursk” and “The Steel Fellows” by Stanislav Slutsker, “The Submariners’ Song” by Alexander Gorodnitsky, “A Good-Looking Girl” by Alexander Zharov, “The Tired Submarine” by Sergey Grebennikov.

A Ballad of the Abandoned Ship.“I’ve gotten into a scrape, now I can’t leave the earth...” by Vladimir Vysotsky.

A Farewell to the Mountains.“Fann Mountains” by Yury Vizbor.

In the Mountains.“The Alpinists’ Song” by Yury Vizbor.

A Day.“The Prophet” by Alexander Pushkin.

A Ballad of Time.“The Cart of Life” by Alexander Pushkin, “Cities and Thrones and Powers...” by Rudyard Kipling, “Hail, guest, and enter freely!” by Robert Louis Stevenson.

A Song about Hurt Time.“Do work, dear child!”, “The Child Who Got a Letter of Commendation” and “Sabit Is Learning to Read” by Gabdulla Tukay.

The Dark.“Two Roads” by Gabdulla Tukay.

If ye’ve found yourself in a strange land...“When in thy course of life it happens...” by Gabdulla Tukay.

On Fatal Dates and Figures.“To the Poet” by Alexander Pushkin, “To the Poet” and “For Memory” by Gabdulla Tukay, “The Fabulists” by Rudyard Kipling.

The Goner’s Song.“I’ve outlived my own yearnings...” and “The years passed, blood in my heart got cold...” by Alexander Pushkin.

The Mystery of Hippies.“The Ballad of Departing for Paradise” by Vladimir Vysotsky.

The Silly Dream.“If you were asked...” by Vladimir Vysotsky, “The Exhortation for Myself” by Igor Girkin, “To Myself” by Gabdulla Tukay.

Don’t thou fall into gloom nor grow heated...“If —” by Rudyard Kipling.

What I Hate.“Having wished to flee from sorrow and pain...” by Gabdulla Tukay.

Alyoha.“The Bridegroom” by Rudyard Kipling.

The Criminal Code.“Pray to the Mighty...” by Alexander Pushkin, “The Book” by Gabdulla Tukay.

We Have Gone.“A Bath in the White Way” by Vladimir Vysotsky, “Float the Clouds to Abakan” by Alexander Galich.

All Is Iced.“Immorality” by Gabdulla Tukay.

An outsider will step in my soul...“My Advice” by Gabdulla Tukay.

A Gypsy Song.“Gipsy Vans” by Rudyard Kipling.

Tumen Oil.“A Case at the Mine” by Vladimir Vysotsky.

ABOUT THE PROPHETS.“The Prophet” by Mikhail Lermontov, “Atlantes” by Alexander Gorodnitsky.

A Robber Song.“The Hard Lot” by Gablulla Tukay.

I perceive neither angry nor blue...“Fir” by Gabdulla Tukay.

The crown...“Bound Rossia appealed to her sons...” and “The Destinies of Officer” by Igor Girkin, “Rossia to the Pacifists” by Rudyard Kipling.

The Wooden Clothing.“From one to another thorp moved he...” by Joseph Dzhugashvili, “Love thou life and love thy people...” by Gabdulla Tukay.

A Ballad of the Past.“There the Nightingale’s Warbling...” by Anonymous.

There is no more beautiful country...“A Prayer” by Stanislav Slutsker, “A Morning” by Joseph Dzhugashvili.

Give the starved dogs ends or bones...“In Asia, or perhaps in Europe...” by Vladimir Vysotsky.

About Signs of the Zodiac.“An Astrologer’s Song” by Rudyard Kipling.

A Ballad of the Bath-House.“Sadness” by Gablulla Tukay.

It’s the most wonderful...“When Earth’s last picture is painted...” by Rudyard Kipling.

One can easy get the works...“One can love...” by Gabdulla Tukay.

I lead my life in abject beggary...“Yesterday and Today” by Gabdulla Tukay.

I can’t seek the oblivion of sleep...“The Poet” by Gabdulla Tukay.

Now without grinning...“Life” and “A Mouse That Fell into a Bowl of Milk” by Gabdulla Tukay.

About the Chinese Problem.“Mama, mama, how shall I endure that?..” by Anonymous, “Why do I stand all at sea...” by Vladimir Vysotsky.

He’d gotten whatever wanted...“Against Gold” and “The Words of Leo Tolstoy” by Gabdulla Tukay, “Two Men” by Rudyard Kipling.

A Letter to “Incredible but True”.“The Victim of Television” by Vladimir Vysotsky.

The Song of Goger-Moger.“The Lay Brother” by Joseph Dzhugashvili.

About Sergey Thomin.“About My Master Sergeant” by Vladimir Vysotsky.

There are no more green oak trees...“There’s a green oak by a cove curving...” by Alexander Pushkin, “A fir-tree, green and little...” by Raisa Kudasheva, “The Blue Railcar” by Eduard Uspensky, “My Village” by Gabdulla Tukay.

The obstacles we have are begotten by our age...“Road-Song of the Bandar-Log” by Rudyard Kipling.

The Nature Reserve.“To the Birds” and “The Poor Hare” by Gabdulla Tukay.

To the wood...“In the Workshop” by Gabdulla Tukay, “The Secret of the Machines” by Rudyard Kipling.

My comrade now isn’t here, but...“The Thousandth Man” by Rudyard Kipling.

A Lullaby.“A Lullaby” by Gabdulla Tukay.

Catherine.“To a Disgraced Tatar Girl” by Gabdulla Tukay.

A Sad Love Song.“The Fool” by Rudyard Kipling.

TWO LOVE SONGS.“The Comprehension of the Truth” by Gabdulla Tukay.

A Ballad of the Flowers.“The Moth” by Gabdulla Tukay.

The Space Villains’ March.“The Gods of the Copybook Headings” by Rudyard Kipling.

A Lecture on the State of Modern Science.“Let us raise our glasses...” by Alexander Pushkin.

Though I’m awake, I dream prophetic verses...“My Star”, “Follow My Way” and “On Criticism” by Gabdulla Tukay.

It’s my fate — to the finishing line, to the cross...“Where Is Sweetness?” by Gabdulla Tukay.

The Event.“Repentance” by Gabdulla Tukay.

The Monument.“I’ve built myself a monument mere hands can’t topple...” by Alexander Pushkin.

The Appeal.“The Prayer of Miriam Cohen” and “Non nobis, Domine!” by Rudyard Kipling.

I Write to You.“I have eaten your bread and salt...” by Rudyard Kipling.

The Wind.“If woman gets a thought...” by Akbar Muhammad.

On Volodya Vysotsky.“The Appeal” by Rudyard Kipling.

The Poet’s dead! — a slave to honor...“O you, smart and vainglorious sons...” by Mikhail Lermontov.

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