Edwin Markham

(23 April 1852 - 7 March 1940 / Oregon City, Oregon)

A Creed


There is a destiny that makes us brothers:
None goes his way alone:
All that we send into the lives of others
Comes back into our own.

I care not what his temples or his creeds,
One thing holds firm and fast
That into his fateful heap of days and deeds
The soul of man Is cast.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 21, 2010

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