Marina Tsvetaeva: You who loved me with the falsity

You who loved me with falsity

Of truth – and the truth of lies,
You who loved me – beyond extremity
Of wherever! – Beyond the skies!
You who loved me longer
Than Time. – Right hand: wave goodbye!
You love me no longer:
Truth in five words: no lie!

Translated by A. S. Kline © 2010


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