African American Poetry (1870-1926): A Digital Anthology

Thomas R. Reid, Jr., "White 'Civilization'" (1925)

Its hymn
Is a song
Of hate.
Its God, 
Is a man
Of Gold.
It seeks
To kill,
To lynch,
The ones
Without
Its fold.
Its aim,
Its life,
Are Self
And Greed. 


Published in The Crisis, July 1925

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