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The World's Age

Rating: 2.8

Who will say the world is dying?
Who will say our prime is past?
Sparks from Heaven, within us lying,
Flash, and will flash till the last.
Fools! who fancy Christ mistaken;
Man a tool to buy and sell;
Earth a failure, God-forsaken,
Anteroom of Hell.

Still the race of Hero-spirits

Pass the lamp from hand to hand;
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Susan Williams 16 February 2016

A brave poem about the brave spirit that resides in mankind that it struggles to do good and noble deeds in a world that is doomed to die someday and send its occupants to hell

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