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There are those who would keep us slipping back into the darkness of division, into the snake pit of racial hatred, of racial anta ...
Whoever digs a pit will fall into it; and whoever breaks through a wall will be bitten by a snake.
The great snake lies ever half awake, at the bottom of the pit of the world, curled
In folds of himself until he awakens in h
...
Call me Snake.
Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another.
Green Snake, when I hung you round my neck
and stroked your cold, pulsing throat
Made of old rags of tongues,
of flesh slipped through the abortionist's knife
you snake thing....
Our enemies have beat us to the pit.
It is more worthy to leap in ourselves
Than tarry till they push us.
Take heed, fair Eve! you do not make
Another tempter of this snake;
A marble one so warmed would speak.
In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falls on mortals, while they slumber on their beds, then he opens their ears ...
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