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Compassion moved a foreigner
to dress a stranger's hurt,
to cross the road to ridicule,
to challenge and subvert
the ones who limit loving acts,
who bind the world with rules,
who label those who break down walls
as simpletons or fools.

Verses 2-3 follow

Metre: DCM


Andrew Pratt (born 1948)

Words © 30/6/2013 Stainer & Bell Ltd, London, England,

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