ворона прыгает с одной / [a crow leaps from one]

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ворона прыгает с одной
тяжёлой ветки на другую —
здесь что-то кончилось со мной,
а я живу и в ус не дую,
небытия сухой снежок
ещё сдувая вместо пыли,
— так по ночам стучит движок,
который вырубить забыли


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English Translation

a crow leaps from one
heaving branch to another —
something ended here with me,
but I go on living, not caring less,
the dry snow of nonexistence,
me blowing like dust
— at night, a sputtering engine
they forgot to cut down

Much of humanity continues to live mechanistically; it continues to run, and maybe you hear it at night, but without ever being able to see it or knowing exactly what the sputtering noise from the engine is powering.

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