The Belfry
			(following 'The Chimney')


			Daily behind lighted ads
			Silenced are exhorting voices
			Against torture and autocrats
			In whimpers and muted cries.
			They are being called to order
			To collapse by secret power.
			Docs, lawyers break for pause,
			A few drops for a good cause,
			Millions sent to their last refuge,
			Always, always the bells accuse.

	

			(2014 english version
			2019 german translation)
			Udo Frentzen 

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