One Hundred Years

October 7, 2017

“One Hundred Years,” Steve Bloom’s epic poem of triumph and tragedy, commemorating the centenary of the Russian Revolution of 1917, is debuting today (October 7 2017) in a collaborative effort by thirteen websites in seven countries.

Click here to read the poem

Click here to read commentary about the poem

Websites which are participating in the October 7 launch: stevebloompoetry.net; Links, Australia; International Viewpoint; Ecosocialist Horizons; Lalit, Mauritius; Radical Socialist, India; Socialist Party, Sweden; xspiritmental.com; Jozi Book Fair, South Africa; janinebooth.com; Workers Liberty, Britain; Marxist Study Group, Namibia; Solidarity, USA.

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Tomorrow, October 8, in Mauritius, there will be an event which includes a complete reading of the poem in Mauritian Kreol, translation by two Mauritian poets: Lindsey Colleen and Aanas Ruhomally.

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A print edition is in preparation and will be available soon. The book will be distributed free of charge. Donations are welcome to help us keep it that way ($5 to $15 recommended, less if it’s all you can, more if you feel inspired, via PayPal to steve@stevebloompoetry.net). If you would like to order a copy of the print edition or make a donation by some method other than PayPal please send an email to steve@stevebloompoetry.net.

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A complete reading and book signing will take place in New York City on November 12 as part of the event “Voices from the Bolshevik Revolution.” Click here for details

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