Unformatted text preview: I have wished to know why the stars shine. Love and knowledge led upwards to the heavens, But always pity brought me back to earth; Cries of pain reverberated in my heart Of children in famine, of victims tortured And of old people left helpless. I long to alleviate the evil, but I cannot, And I too suffer. This has been my life; I found it worth living....
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '08 term at Community college of RI.
- Spring '08