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Memories of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956

Memories of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956

The sheer joy of freedom

My memories of the wonderful Hungarian Revolution of 1956? My God! Complete
liberation, boundless joy! A holiday of the spirit never experienced before
or since.

Sándor Petőfi: National Song (March 15, 1848)

This famous poem, delivered to a revolutionary gathering from the steps of the national Museum of Hungary by the poet on March 15, 1848 has been translated
by variously notable translators without capturing the fervent spirit and inimicable beat of this great poem. It has taken 150 years and another revolutionary poet embued with the right spirit to do it justice. My opinion.