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Each of Us Might Follow a Bright Star

Music: It Always Rains in England. Based on a chorale by J.S. Bach.
By Ergo Phizmiz. Performed by Ergo Phizmiz at the Free Music Archive
under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike license.

Each of us might follow a bright star,
Perhaps to a redemptive revelation,
Intending, then, to change the way things are,
Passionate to socialize salvation.
However, please beware of what you do:
Ambition, even selfless, can turn sour.
No truth fits all, though burning inside you,
Yearning less for paradise than power.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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