For a Big Revolutionist
that which is possible soon becomes necessary.
You should be pleased that you don’t, or someday might,
live in this one world you’ve never heard about...
According to some reliable reports, the way to pass for wise
over there is to be able to convincingly act as though
what you know now, you’ve always known.
Although now forgotten,
the original real hero of the homo sapiens
was he with the verve, nerve and intelligence
who ventured out and drew the first circle.
Our subversive, intellectual Revolution
is not something that’s “done to Life,”
but is something Life’s considering doing to itself.
In defense of his quarrelous attitude, one fellow offered the following,
“I would not be nearly so sarcastic were I not alive.”