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Целовалась с нищим, с вором, с горбачом (Tselovalasʹ s nishchim, s vorom, s gorbachom) (English translation)

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Целовалась с нищим, с вором, с горбачом

Целовалась с нищим, с вором, с горбачом,
Со всей каторгой гуляла - нипочeм!
Алых губ своих отказом не тружу,
Прокаженный подойди - не откажу!
 
Пока молода -
Всe как с гуся вода!
Никогда никому:
Нет!
Всегда - да!
 
Что за дело мне, что рваный ты, босой:
Без разбору я кошу, как смерть косой!
Говорят мне, что цыган - ты - конокрад,
Про тебя еще другое говорят...
 
А мне что за беда -
Что с копытом нога!
Никогда никому:
Нет!
Всегда - да!
 
Блещут, плещут, хлещут раны - кумачом,
Целоваться, я не стану - с палачом!
 
Submitted by Your doctor Sigmund FreudYour doctor Sigmund Freud on Tue, 05/02/2019 - 15:46
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English translationEnglish (poetic)
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I would kiss 'em

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I would kiss 'em gangsters, bandits, beggars, thiefs,
I would paint the town red, it's fine by me!
Bring your worst to me, and I will beg for more
For refusing isn't what my lips are for!
 
Untill I'm young -
I dance.
Never say no.
Always - yes!
 
I don't care if you're being down and out of breath,
For I am as indiscriminate as death!
They say you're a robber. I say - it's ok.
This is not the worst those people have to say.
 
Why should I care
You have hooves and horns?!
Always say yes.
Never - no!
 
It's a guiltless blood I can not stand to see.
It's the punisher who I will never kiss!
 
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This is a poetic translation - deviations from the meaning of the original are present (extra words, extra or omitted information, substituted concepts).
Submitted by Kirill KuvinovKirill Kuvinov on Sun, 01/08/2021 - 14:22
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