The Last Depression Led to
The last depression led to holocaust.
rationale for massacre is fear.
Long before it starts, the game is
The neighborhood of hate is always here.
The best place to
begin is one's own heart.
There the mad dogs pull against their
Lusting to tear some stranger's throat apart,
Rage that only
love and patience tames.
Each heart becomes a lantern in a
Yes, people see according to your light,
As you by
theirs -- but speak of love aloud,
Lest other voices drown the
And do not turn away from victims' cries,
spooked by nothing more than eyes.
Copyright by Nicholas Gordon