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24 September 2018

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The Past's Dead and Gone

Author: Bulat Okudzhava
Translation: Lydia Razran Stone

Winter 2014
Page 68   ( 2 pages)

Summary: The great poet's lyrical tribute to the Moscow that once was...


We’ve cars to transport us, and rockets to fly into space… / But still it’s a shame that our coachmen have gone and deserted us. / There’s none to be found here in Moscow – and that’s hard to face.

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