The author believes that Russian poetry, which is currently not in the foreground, is not really dying, and goes to the «sand» of the Internet. On the material of site Stihi.ru authors shows, how the state and the existing of poetry in the modern world: it develops spontaneously, freely, without control, but not overwhelming editorial and editorial dictate. It produces new mechanisms of self-purification, screening, self-organization of the poetic power, the author is convinced that gradually leads to a new upsurge. It is important that the decisive role it plays – and, apparently, it will still be playing – Pushkin and Blok, Akhmatova’s a tradition that basically does not accept vers libre. High quality the better part of this poetry author shows on the material of the two collections «stihirskih» authors.
Internet, modern russian poetry, russian classical tradition, vers libre, lyric poetry, tragedy