Tell me, Desert Draftsman
|← And the toothed paw of the maple|| Octets (IX) ~ Tell me, Desert Draftsman…
written by Osip Mandelstam
|From needle-shaped pestilential glasses →|
|From Moscow Notebooks. See also Poems. Translated from Russian by Dmitri Smirnov. In Russian: Скажи мне, чертежник пустыни.|
© Dmitri Smirnov, translation. Can be reproduced if non-commercial.