Russian Poetry XXII - Fyodor Tyutchev - Blest Is the Mortal

Blest Is the Mortal (1830)
Fyodor Tyutchev (1803-1873 AD)

Blest is the mortal who has stayed
at fateful moments on this sphere,
for him the very gods have bade
sit on their banquet as their peer.

Posted by The Little Planet Daily

Translation by Vladimir Nabokov from
Verses and Versions: Three Centuries of Russian Poetry