“New Saints” by Sherard Vines

"New Saints"

Christ Communist, accept these latest

Saints following the antique way,

Liebknecht, who scorned kings and the greatest,

And Rosa, now grown "mystica."


His flesh was parted, a new mass


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Sherard Vines' poem "New Saints" was published in the 1919 Wheels anthology. To read this poem in full in a digitized version of this publication, follow the link(s) below:


The Modernist Journals Project

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