Night, street, lamp, drugstore,
A dull and meaningless light.
Go on and live another quarter century - 
Nothing will change. There's no way out.

You'll die, then start from the beginning,
It will repeat, just like before:
Night, icy ripples on a canal,
Drugstore, street, lamp.

Artwork
Night, Street, Lamp, Drugstore 2020
14 x 11 inches
Acrylic and Monoprints on Panel
Alexander Kroll @xelallork

Poem
Night, street, lamp, drugstore 1912
10 October 1912
Alexander Aleksandrovich Blok

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