Violin was torn to pieces begging,
And then broke out in tears
That Drum couldn't handle it any longer,
Heavy as a blow.
'Render unto Caesar what is Caesar's- to God what is God's.'
I will sew myself black trousers
from the velvet of my voice.
And from three yards of sunset, a yellow blouse.
Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky (Влади́мир Влади́мирович Маяко́вский) (July 19 [O.S. July 7] 1893 – April 14, 1930) was a Russian and Soviet poet and pla ...