On Memorial Day
the paunches of the bourgeoisie
sway gently in the sun,
place wreaths upon
the graves of those who died
that the paunches of the bourgeoisie
A. B. MAGILL in the Daily Worker
Verses in this vein, appearing in the Communistic Daily Worker, induced one David Gordon also to write a poem. He called it "America," and in it, by crass terms, described the Goddess of Liberty in New York Harbor as looking down upon a land where liberty no longer thrived. So vile did three New York judges think the boy's phrases, so indecent his imagery that they would not excuse...