The song of Hypatia (AD 415)
For heresy and negating the heavenly laws
Deprived from all honor and applause
Let me confess my crime
That proven wrong the biblical rhymes
Hosted new dimensions to divine creation,
A glory of science
That melted all superstitions
And fell Alexandria to frustration
The holy men and fanatics
Forced me to retrieve from my work ecstatic
Could my subversion and intelligence be tolerated?
If my pen and paper be spared?
That revealing the truth and reality clear.
But I assure you O stark, idle brain!
Listen to my this cerebral strain,
My wit and wisdom shall never be restrained
You have nothing but conflicting tales of genesis and fate,
And fables descending hate
Come and bless me with your ignorance and anger.
I will be killed I know
But you will never see my temper low
And I will espouse this martyrdom instead
With due grace and honor
And will reflect the unseen might
Sans fear sans fright.
Ah! Hypatia of Alexandria
Woman of bravery, beauty and wisdom
Thus was brutally doomed
A flower before time once was bloomed.
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