Wednesday, 13 August 2014
Sergei Yesenin was one of the most popular and well-known Russian poet of the 20th century.
28 December in 1925 Yesenin was found dead in his room in the Hotel Angleterre. His last poem Goodbye my friend, goodbye , Yesenin complained that there was no ink in the room, and he was forced to write with his blood, academic researchers of Yesenin's life, the poet was in a state of depression a week after the end of treatment in a mental hospital and committed suicide by hanging.
A theory exists that Yesenin's death was actually a murder by NKVD agents who staged it to look like suicide.
The farewell poem of Yesenin, written in his own blood.
Goodbye, My Friend, Goodbye
Goodbye, my friend, goodbye.
My love, you are in my heart.
It was preordained we should part
And be reunited by and by.
Goodbye: no handshake to endure.
Let's have no sadness — furrowed brow.
There's nothing new in dying now
Though living is no newer.