The name of Revelation must not only be related to an instant determined within the zulian literature, but they should see it as an expression of a very intense moment within the Venezuelan letters. So intense that the national literature not returned to be the same, especially in the wonderful world of poetry. The Decade of the 50s they are decisive for what would then woven into the art of words. A decade is closely related to the true feelings of the surrealist avant-garde and its libertarian meaning. A meaning that they could not handle or assess the members of Friday, but that if explotarian the young poets who will take the floor in the middle of the 20th century. Brave poets who take as a starting point your experiences abroad, particularly in Santiago de Chile where come into contact with a universe of images which, United to their previous readings of European surrealists and futurists, forge a symbolic bridge towards other worlds trapped inside themselves.
Contact with Mandragora founded in 1939, the poetry of Pablo Neruda, Rosamel del Valle, Pablo de Rokha and Vicente Huidobro’s citizen of the oblivion, will make possible that surrealism enters the country with vigour and awareness needed to finally open the floodgates of national poetic modernity. Among these young people are Adriano Gonzalez Leon, Juan Sanchez Pelaez, Salvador Garmendia and Hesnor Rivera. All of them tried to form a literary grouping whose name would be Equinox in Caracas. Adriano Gonzalez Leon and Hesnor Rivera sat down to define a manifesto with which break into the Venezuelan letters. However, they do not raced with good luck. Various reasons forced these young people take different directions.
Hesnor Rivera returns to Maracaibo and in 1955 founded Apocalypse. There is a fact meaning that definitely hurries the founding of the group. Invite the poet of Silvia to give a recital at the home of a privileged family in the city.