Never thought of it before, but Maiakovskii’s tripled refrain
Ленин ⎯ жил,
Ленин ⎯ жив,
Ленин ⎯ будет жить!
…in his poem Lenin, seems to echo Rosa Luxemburg‘s final written words in “Order Reigns in Berlin”:
Ich werde sein!
Vladimir Lenin, born 144 years ago today. Some rare and not-so-rare posters of Lenin appear below. Click to enlarge.