He drew a circle that shut me out-

Heretic,a rebel, a thing to flout.

But Love and I had the wit to win:

We drew a circle that took him in!


Edwin Markham


2 thoughts on “

  1. A well reasoned piece. Thank-you. You might want to correct the spelling here: “The iscolation and impoverishment, alienation and distortion of reality, which make prime breeding ground for violence and fanaticism.” Indeed, that was the best paragraph of them all.


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