Published on Academy of American Poets (

L [You say you are holy]

You say you are holy,
And that
Because I have not seen you sin.
Aye, but there are those
Who see you sin, my friend.


This poem is in the public domain.


Stephen Crane

Stephen Crane, born in 1871, was a prolific writer of poetry and fiction.

Date Published: 2017-12-07

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