I Quote Yeats . . .

by bellasemplicita

I found this short poem highly amusing.  Enjoy!

The Great Day

Hurrah for revolution and more cannon shot;

A beggar upon horseback lashes a beggar upon foot;

Hurrah for revolution and cannon come again,

The beggars have changed places but the lash goes on.

 

It is also something very interesting to think about.  The two examples that first come to my mind are the French and Russian Revolution.  Amusing but true!

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