Winter 1968 • Vol. XXX No. 1 Poetry |

Two Cardinal Virtues from a Suite of Seven

"FAITH" by Roy Lichtenstein In the street, when they march by in short-            Or long-haired uniform,            Carrying guns/placards/bouquets,            Shouting freedom/peace/fraternity, She stands aside; When they ask, Don't you live to die for a cause? She says No. In a church, when all the other girls           Blush behind yards of veiling           And rustle into servitude           At the tinkle of a bell, She peeps behind a pillar; When they ask, Don't you adore the chaste                    Mysteries of the god? She says No. At a party, when they hand round           Reefers and hearts, needle           The heirs of Cupid and Bacchus, She holds a glass of water; When they ask, Hi kid, aren't you hip,               Don't you

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