The Jew (Rosenberg)

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The Jew
by Isaac Rosenberg

Moses, from whose loins I sprung,
Lit by a lamp in his blood
Ten immutable rules, a moon
For mutable lampless men.

The blonde, the bronze, the ruddy,
With the same heaving blood,
Keep tide to the moon of Moses.
Then why do they sneer at me?

This work was published before January 1, 1926, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.