For the Dead of the Revolution

Death-prone, the bodies
  forked in mutiny
against the collar
  of the uncooked plague,
your destiny cleansed
  with the dark gesture.
By whom the paths are prepared,
  to sink upon the grill,
death pitches forward still
  before him, in reverence.

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Ernst Toller

Ernst Toller was a German left-wing playwright, best known for his Expressionist plays. more…

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