For All My Friends Who Are Free Spirits

“What is now proved was once only imagin’d.”
–William Blake

Free Spirits desire the emancipation of all humankind
Free Spirits conceive a habitable, harmonian world
Free Spirits know that no revolution has gone far enough
Free Spirits reject cynicism & despair
Free Spirits resolve immobilizing antinomies
Free Spirits dream extravagantly
Free Spirits prepare the negation of capital
Free Spirits meditate social transformation
Free Spirits subvert the culture of regression and death
Free Spirits affirm the power of the imagination
Free Spirits seek the gold of time
Free Spirits convulse with high humor
Free Spirits reveal the poetry of life
Free Spirits dispel religions via living myths
Free Spirits find images to inspire action
Free Spirits refuse to exploit misery
Free Spirits evolve models of equality and freedom
Free Spirits exalt love
Free Spirits act in history
Free Spirits leap into the unknown
Free Spirits imagine possible futures
Free Spirits move to realize surreality

“‘Transform the world!’ said Marx.
‘Change life!’ said Rimbaud.
These two commands are for us but one.”
–Andre Breton

Free Spirits: Annals of the Insurgent Imagination (1982)

 

Cami Kasmerchak, South Africa, 2014

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