John Cornford. Poet.
International brigadist during Spanish civil war
Cambridge 1915-Lopera (Jaén) 1936.
Acrylic and black ink on paper, 2017
“Then let my private battle with my nerves,
The fear of pain whose pain survives,
The love that tears me by the roots,
The loneliness that claws my guts,
Fuse in the welded front our fight preserves”