Poems and Songs on Vladimir Vysotsky.

The Exhortation for Myself.

Written by Igor Girkin.

Don’t wait for orders! don’t sit still,

Don’t listen to dulcet tones!

Go forward through the rains and winds

And wailing of snowstorms!

Forget about repose and ease,

While thou liv’st make way!

There will be ages for those deeds

When lying in the grave!

Be honest, brave, do a real work,

Be at thy work a swell.

If get’st to order take care of

Thy people as of thyself!

The one, who’s never made o’ersights,

Has spent his days in vain

That one hasn’t born the load of life

And dragged with no avail!

Don’t be concerned about a get

And what the public says

Remember that but God will set

A price for thy affairs!

1991.

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