Barabbas Speaks by Edwin McNeill Poteat

I heard a man explaining
(they said his name was Paul)
how Jesus, on that fateful day,
had died to save us all.

I found it hard to follow
His fine-spun theory,
but I am very, very sure
He died that day for me.

From: Morrison, James Dalton (ed.), Masterpieces of Religious Verse, 1905, Harper & Brothers: New York and London, p. 184.
(https://archive.org/details/masterpiecesofre002909mbp/)

Date: 1892

By: Edwin McNeill Poteat (1861-1937)

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