Frederick George Scott

(7 April 1861 – 19 January 1944 / Montreal)

A Question Poem by Frederick George Scott


O YE Wise of the Earth, are ye wise?
"We can tell from a bone," ye say,
"An animal's shape and size,
And the size and shape of its prey."—
"For such and such joint," say ye,
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"For such and such use must be."
When I show that since time began
The soul hath longed for the skies,
Ye say, "Death is the end of Man."—
O ye Wise of the Earth, are ye wise?

Submitted: Saturday, March 31, 2012

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