Stephen Crane

(November 1, 1871 – June 5, 1900 / New Jersey)

Charity Thou Art A Lie - Poem by Stephen Crane

Charity thou art a lie,
A toy of women,
A pleasure of certain men.
In the presence of justice,
Lo, the walls of the temple
Are visible
Through thy form of sudden shadows.


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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