Alla Bashenko

Poetry for adults and children
«...I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.»
«The Road Not Taken» By Robert Frost

Alla Bashenko

Around the World

Around the World

“Around the World” is Alla Bashenko’s second book of poetry for children and her fifth book overall, it was published in April 2019. It is a travel diary of a curious and cheeky young boy named Zak, the author’s son in real life. Zak is a citizen of the world, and most of the poems in the book are based on his real family travels and adventures.

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Twisted Thread

Twisted Thread

“Twisted Thread” is Alla Bashenko’s fourth book of poetry, which was published in early 2019. In it, the author’s pursuit to understand better relationship dynamics among people is reflected in some very colourful interpretations of the world surrounding us - abstract paintings by modern artist Sholpan Sharbakova included in the book.

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Atlantida-Atlantis

Atlantida-Atlantis

Published in 2014, this adult poetry book is an epiphany of modern globalised world of hybrid realities, where people with their different destinies all remain fundamentally related in their hopes and dreams. The book was re-released in early 2019 featuring a new bold cover - a fragment of an art deco painting by a talented modern artist Julia Khandogy Vasilieva.

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Violet Dreams

Violet Dreams

The book is a successful attempt to create a harmony of poetic styles, with the sound of rococo and the hard notes of surrealism blending with free verse and coming alive, bringing out feelings which are vivid and visual.

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The Magic World

The Magic World

A collection of delightful poems in Russian language, which focuses on the four seasons of the year and miracles of nature.

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