RELIGION AND CRAFTS
Verse, music, rule, lore, creed and crafts enshrine,
Pearls sublime that with lustre glow and shine
Out from the brain of clay-born man they race,
Far higher than the stars, their dwelling place.
If they preserve the Self, life is ideal true,
Else life is tale or legend through and through.
When Faith and word with Self lose contact,
Then nations self-esteem can't keep intact.