Harry Crosby

(4 June 1898 - 10 December 1929 / Boston, Massachusetts)

Firebrand


What is your feeling about the revolutionary spirit ofyour age, as expressed, for instance, in such movements as communism, surrealism, anarchism?
  The revolutionary spirit of our age (as expressed by communism, surrealism, anarchism, madness) is a hot firebrand thrust into the dark lantern of the world.
    In Nine Decades
  a Mad Queen shall be born.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

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  • Rookie Jose Garcia (6/5/2009 6:12:00 PM)

    this poem is about how we, thru revolutionary spirits, as expressedd above, see the truth of our leaders: 'a firebrand thrust into the dark lantern of the world' the part about da queen means that w/ continous communism and anarchaism a new dictator or other bad things will be occuring in do time (dats ma view) (Report) Reply

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