Ode to firemen

Race to a fire, sirens screaming. You are the warriors of these small towns. Alarms sound and you surge out, vigilant youth, fighting the fire and keeping the flame.

After these fires, your days of daring will be done. You will no longer be young, heads full of recklessness and risk. You will be men.

Savor these days, because here comes the future, sudden, brilliant, unstoppable, now.

Luigi Russolo — The Revolt, 1911
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