Poems and Songs in Commentaries.

He Was Shot in the Fighting.“The Cranes” by Rasul Gamzatov.

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

Throw your blues as a cantaloupe rind!..“O war! what thou know’st about, comrade?..” by Igor Girkin, “There was a lad, who once lived in our village...” by Rasul Gamzatov, “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.

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.

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 hear not the sound of the sea...” by Sergey Yanaev, “The Naval Macaroni” by Anonymous, “The Old-Timers Go Home” by Anonymous, “When I am hearing this march...” by Anonymous.

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 Song about the Submariners” by Yury Vizbor.

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.“Speak Gently” by David Bates.

The Dark.“The Two Roads” by Gabdulla Tukay.

A Ballad of the Free Archers.“A Song of Robin Hood” by Leо Prozorovsky.

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.

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.

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.“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, “The Ishim Waltz” by Sergey Galganov.

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...“The Firs” 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...“The City” by Yury Kukin.

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

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

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

The Song of Goger-Moger.“The Lay Brother” by Joseph Dzhugashvili, “There was a sovereign...” by Vladimir Vysotsky, “Our port was often visited by ships...” by Anonymous.

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, “Blue Railcar” by Eduard Uspensky, “Yellow Submarine” by Paul McCartney.

In a yellow hot land...“There on the desert island...” by Vladimir Vysotsky.

The obstacles we have are begotten by our age...“Road-Song of the Bandar-Log” by Rudyard Kipling, “A Song about the Motherland” by Vasily Lebedev-Kumach.

The Nature Reserve.“The Poor Hare” by Gabdulla Tukay.

To the wood...“To Civilization” by Rabindranath Tagore, “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.

A Lyrical Song.“Marina” by Sergey Lyubavin.

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.

A Dialogue in front of the Television.“Calmness in the House” by Gabdulla Tukay.

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

Dear fellows scientists!..“My Darling” by Stanislav Markevich.

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” 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” 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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