Turgenev’s flash fiction

Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev was a Russian novelist, short story writer, poet, playwright, translator and popularizer of Russian literature in the West. Wikipedia Title: Dream Tales and Prose Poems Author: Ivan Turgenev Translator: Constance Garnett THE BEGGAR I was walking along the street … I was stopped by a decrepit old beggar. Bloodshot, tearful eyes, blue lips, coarse rags, festering wounds…. Oh, how hideously poverty had eaten into this miserable creature! He held out to me a red, swollen, filthy hand. He groaned, he mumbled of help. I began feeling in all my…

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