The Nation: Who Weeps?

One year has not erased all of the hatred that flared into gunfire on the campus of Ohio's Kent State University, or assuaged the anguish of the victims' families. On the anniversary of the tragedy, Pittsburgh's Arthur Krause cited a poem as best conveying the "essence and spirit" of his daughter Allison, one of the four students slain by Ohio National Guardsmen. Excerpts from the poem, written by Krause's friend, Manhattan Insurance Broker Peter Davies:

You, out there, you patriots of silence, what do you know of me? I who lie in this lonely " place beneath the soil, cold as...

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