You shall not spend your days in piling pelf on pelf.
You cannot serve both God and Mammon, for you must
In one or yet the other put your heart and trust.
“Call no man master. To the truth be ever true.
The light within you, keep it burning, clear and pure!
He who denies the truth the truth to be,
Unpardonable in the Father's sight is he.
“As brothers work and live. All things in common hold.
Remember this: Love's spirit is not bought nor sold:
He who is without sin let him ﬁrst cast the stone:
Not by your words but by your works shall you be known.”
And this was “blasphemy”, so they who heard him said,
And forth to Pilate they, the “rebel Wobbly”, led;
And he was hanged. The charges? Oh, the same: “Intent
To dethrone God and overthrow the government.”
Contributed by Bernart Bartleby - 2015/4/24 - 11:13
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