That's from "Babi Yar," by the recently deceased Yevgeny Yevtushenko.
His poetry provided text for Shostakovich's Thirteenth Symphony.
A passage from his "Stalin's Ghost" prefaces Anatole Shub's An Empire Loses Hope: The Return of Stalin's Ghost.
Slowly the coffin floated, grazing the fized bayonets.Later in life, he was ambivalent about the fate of the Soviet Union, and enjoyed a country house in Oklahoma.
He also was mute- his embalmed fists,
just pretending to be dead, he watched from inside.
There is nobody who loves a poet like a Russian.