Monday, November 07, 2005

The night the seas rushed in


...

Even in Atlantis
of the legend,
The night the seas rushed in:
The drowning men
still bellowed
for their slaves.


...

Brecht, from: "A Worker Reads History"


This a snippet of a longer piece, but Brecht's drilling in of "who built the pyramids? on whose backs came in the conquereors" etc. gets a bit tired. Brecht not a light touch.

But the image of Atlantis and the seas. Now there's something.

C - shivering

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