Archive for April, 2007
Hubert Bland, born in Woolwich, early Fabian, SDFer, ILPer, anti-feminist, pro-Boer-War, etc., 3 January 1855, died 14 April 1914.
Vladimir Mayakovsky, futurist poet, born 19 July 1893, died 14 April 1930.
I want the pen to be on a par
with the bayonet; And Stalin
to deliver his Politburo
about verse in the making
as he would about pig iron and the smelting of steel.
Simone de Beauvoir, born 9 January 1908, died 14 April 1986. Socialist, feminist and existentialist philosopher.
Ernest Bevin, trade unionist and Foreign Secretary; born 9 March 1881, died 14 April 1951.