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Old Marx– A Poem by Adam Zagajewski

In literature, raves on January 15, 2008 at 6:51 pm

I like to share a poem once in a while on this blog because poetry remains my first true love.

This poem by Polish poet Adam Zagajewski in the New Yorker is a poignant allegory of communism in decline.

Old Marx: Poetry: The New Yorker

In the poem, an aged Marx mourning the lost cause of his youth as he plods his way through the stark cold winter of an idealism corrupted by Time.

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