I did not live on earth


Alexander Korotko – “I did not live on Earth” – Kiev, “Fact”, 2009

A new collection of selected poems written primarily in the last decade, is a multi-layered alloy, where romantic allusions organically combine with the poet’s talented but stern view of the contradictions of the external world. A peculiar vision and innovative artistic style allow him to fearlessly peer into the depths of the human ego. The book includes a poem “Venice” and large thematic cycles – about those places on earth that made a special impression on the poet, about artists in the direct and general sense of the word, about creativity. All these works unite the philosophical comprehension of “phenomena, elements, feelings” …