Three Poets of 1915 at the height of Armenian literary activity; Varoujan

The great Armenian epic, That's what I was working on. And when I would read segments to my students, their eyes would fill with the deep secrets of their past. It was like owning a huge gem we alone knew about. I polished it in a secret room. When the Turks hauled me out in April, to my death, they found the stone, still rough, and t ossed it into the great fire.

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