Vachel Lindsay

(November 10, 1879 – December 5, 1931 / Springfield, Illinois)

God Send The Regicide - Poem by Vachel Lindsay

Would that the lying rulers of the world
Were brought to block for tyrannies abhorred.
Would that the sword of Cromwell and the Lord,
The sword of Joshua and Gideon,
Hewed hip and thigh the hosts of Midian.
God send that ironside ere tomorrow’s sun;
Let Gabriel and Michael with him ride.
God send the Regicide.


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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 10, 2010



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