blizzard roars like a gray-haired giant,
second day ceased not,
roars as five hundred aircraft turbines,
And there is her damned end in sight!
is dancing a huge white fire,
stops the engine and extinguish lights.
In memory snowy airfield,
office buildings and hangars.
in the smoke-filled room dim light,
second day not sleeping radio operator.
he catches, he is listening to the crackling and whistling,
Everyone is waiting tensely: alive or not?
radioman nods - yes yet,
But the pain it does not straighten.
He even joked: "They say the trouble
left my plane anywhere!
likely broken collarbone ... "
Somewhere storm, no fire, no stars
Above the plane crash.
only traces of snow sweeps debris
Yes freezing pilot.
Look tractors night and day,
Yes, but in vain.I cry shame.Is
found here, is to help -
hands half a meter from the lights are not visible.
And he knows, and he does not expect,
Lying in a hollow that would be grave.
Tractor even if comes,
it is still a few steps will take
not notice it under a snowdrift.
Now any operation vain.
Still life until audible.
is heard because of his walkie-talkie
miraculously somehow, but saved.
Get up to, but the pain side burns,
warm blood is full of boots,
It cools, gets frozen in the ice,
Snow stuffed in his nose and mouth.
What slaughtered?Impossible to understand.
But do not move, do not take a step!
That's finished, you see, your way!
Somewhere son, wife, friends ...
Somewhere room, light, heat ...
not talk about it!In the eyes of the dark ...
snow, probably a meter covered with snow.
The body stiffens sleepily ...
And in the words of the headset:
- Hello!Do you hear?Hold on, buddy -
Stupidly dizzy ...
- Hello!Be brave!You razyschut! ..
husband?Yes, he, the boy, or a coward ?!
What in fact happens alterations terrible.
- Thank you ... you understand ... yet kept!-
And himself added: "I'm afraid,
What will all seem too late ..."
Most cast iron head.
ends in radio battery.
They last for another hour or two.
as logs numb hands ... spin ...
- Hello! - It seems general.-
Hold on, dear, you will find dug out ... -
Strange words ring as crystal,
Buteknock, in metal armor,
A brain cooled hardly fly ...
To become suddenly the happiest on earth,
How little, probably, it is necessary:
After the freezing completely, be warm,
where goodYes word tea on the table,
yes Alcohol sip puff of smoke ...
headset again in the rustling silence.
Then through the blizzard howling:
- Hello!Here in the wheelhouse is your wife!
Now you'll hear it.ATTENTION!
a minute buzzing tight wave,
Some noises, cod, squeaks,
suddenly distant voice of his wife,
painfully familiar, eerily close!
- I do not know what to do and what to say.
dear, because you yourself know very well,
that even if completely freezes,
We must endure, resist!
nice, bright, darling!
Well, how to explain to her in the end,
That he did not mean the same here dies,
pain even slightly interfere with breathing
really need to face.
- Look!Forecasters gave the answer:
Buran will end one day.
- Unfortunately, there is no ...
- How not?You're not in your right mind ???!
Alas, all muffled sounds of speech.
denouement, here it is - no matter how hard.
Lives has only one head,
A body - cooled down a piece of wood.
A voice cries out: - Do you hear, do you hear ?!
Stay!Five hours later dawn.
You're a living yet!You breathe ?!
Well, is there any chance?
- Unfortunately, there is no ...
How hard the last hello send!
And then: - If so, I must say!-
Voice sharp, you can not learn.
strange.What does that mean?
- Believe me, I'm sorry to tell you.
Yesterday I used the fear disappeared.
But if you say that you do not survive,
it is best to not blame themselves after,
tell you briefly all that was.
Know that I have a crappy wife
and stand any evil word.
I'm here a year you do not correct
And now a year since I like the other!
Oh, how I suffered, meeting the flame
Your hot oriental eyes.
- He silently listened to her story,
Listen, maybe the last time,
dry blade of grass holding teeth.
- That's a whole year, I lied, hid,
But this fear, not malice.
- Tell me the name! ..-
Then, striking out the name said,
called his best friend!
then added hastily:
- We'll be gone a few days ago in the south.
where it would be difficult to live happily.
Perhaps this is not so beautiful,
But he was not quite so dishonest one.
He just did not dare to, he could not, like me,
sustain, meet your eyes.
for his son do not be afraid.He goes with us.
now all over again: the life and the family.
sorry.Not by the time these words.
But most will have no time.
- He listens in silence.Lights head ...
As if to hammer knocks on the head ...
- What a pity that you can not be helped!
fate of confused all the way.
Goodbye!Do not be angry, and I'm sorry if you can!
For meanness and forgive my joy!
Half a year has passed, or half an hour?
probably ran out of battery.
all further, all the noise quieter voices ... ...
only heart beats stronger and stronger!
It rumbles and beats whiskey!
It blazes with fire and poison.
It is broken into pieces!
What's more there: rage or boredom?
weigh late and do not have to!
Resentment wave floods the bloodstream.
Before the eyes of dense fog.
Where friendship in the world and where the love?
them no!And the wind like an echo again:
them no!All the meanness and all hype!
He was destined to die in the snow,
As the dog and numb by moans blizzard,
that two of the traitor out there, in the south,
Laughing bottle opening at leisure,
Could wake for him to celebrate ?!
They're mashing Maltz
And be zealous until the end,
to drive to him the name of another
and escape from the memory of the father's name!
And yet light is given faith
little soul boy of three years.
son listens to the roar of planes and waiting.
And it freezes, and he will not come!
Heart rattles, knocks on the whiskey,
cocked, as if the trigger of his revolver.
tenderness, rage and anguish
It is broken into pieces.
But still too early to give up too early!
Ah, the power!How do you get from where?
But then because at stake is not life, but an honor!
Miracle?You say you need a miracle?
So let!Consider that there is a miracle!
lyuboyu price rise is necessary to
And all being rushed forward,
breast from the frozen ground off,
As the plane did not want to give up,
A downed again going to take off!
pain rises such that it seems,
dead ruhnesh back, face down!
Yet he, wheezing, rises.
Miracle, as you see, is done!
However, a miracle then, then ...
ice storm Hurls salt,
But the body is burning like the hot summer,
heart pounding in her throat somewhere,
Crimson rage so black pain!
distance through the wild carousel
boy's eyes, waiting for what is right,
They are big, full blizzard,
They are a compass, his lead!
- It will not work!Not true, not be lost!-
alive.He moves, crawls!
Rises, swinging on the go,
fall again and again gets ...
By noon, the storm passed and decayed.
suddenly fell and crumbled to pieces.
fell, though the cut on the spot,
releasing the sun from white paste.
He passed, in anticipation of Spring is coming,
Leaving after a night operation
stunted bushes on scraps of gray,
the white flag of surrender.
progress on low-level helicopter,
Breaking the silence of silence.
sixth turn, the seventh turn,
He is looking ... looking ... and lo and behold -
dark point among whites!
Hurry!From the roar of the earth trembled.
Hurry!Well, what beast?Human?
point swing, lifted
and collapsed again in the deep snow ...
Closer, all below ... Enough!Stop!
even and smooth hum of the machine.
without stairs and the first right into the snow
threw the woman out of the cab!
clung to her husband: - You're alive, you're alive!
I knew ... It's up to no other! ..-
And neck gently hugging,
Something whispered, laughing and crying.
Trembling, kissed as in a dream,
frozen hands, face and lips.
He barely audible, barely, through clenched teeth:
- Do not you dare ... you yourself told me ...
- Shut up!Do not!All nonsense, all nonsense!
What yardstick me you pacing?
How could you believe ?!And yet, no,
How fortunate that you believe!
I knew, I knew the character of yours!
all collapsed, perished ... even howl, though roar!
and needed a chance, the last either!
and hate can burn
sometimes even strong love!
And so, I say, and she shaking,
I play some scoundrel.
And I am afraid that now tear,
Anything Shout, Burst into tears,
Unable to stand up to the end!
forgive bitterness, my favorite!
whole life for one, one for your opinion,
Yes, I, like a fool, I'll go with you,
Though the hell!Though in hell!Though in the very hell!
And her eyes were so,
eyes that loved and longed for,
So they light is now shining,
As he looked at them and knew everything!
And, half-frozen, half-dead,
He suddenly became the happiest in the world.
hatred, no matter how strong at times,
not the strongest thing in the world!