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A little poem

George Orwell

A little poem, 1936 [L.m./F.s.: 2019-12-29 / 0.15 KiB]
“In a peaceful age I might have written ornate or merely descriptive books, and might have remained almost unaware of my political loyalties. As it is I have been forced into becoming a sort of pamphleteer. ... Then came Hitler, the Spanish Civil War, etc. ... had still failed to reach a firm decision. I remember a little poem that I wrote at that date, expressing my dilemma. G. Orwell: ‘Why I Write’ ...”

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