• Michael Laxer

Vladimir Mayakovsky, Red Square, May Day 1928

Photos of Revolutionary Russia #38

Vladimir Mayakovsky, Red Square, May Day 1928 -- Photos of Revolutionary Russia #38


On snow-covered lands and on stubbly fields, in smoky plants and on factory sites, with you in our hearts, Comrade Lenin, we build, we think, we breathe, we live, and we fight!” Awhirl with events, packed with jobs one too many, the day slowly sinks as the night shadows fall. There are two in the room: I and Lenin - a photograph on the whiteness of wall.


- from Conversation with Comrade Lenin, 1929