|Do not ask me to write of the strike and the terror. I am on a battlefield, and the increasing stench and smoke sting the eyes so it is impossible to turn them back into the past. You leave me only this night to drop the bloody garment of Todays, to cleave through the gigantic events that have crashed one upon the other, to the first beginning. >>more...>>
Title: The Strike
Author: Lerner, Tillie
Date: September-October, 1934
- International Longshoremen's Association
- San Francisco, California
Notes: Originally published in The Partisan Review (September-October, 1934).