Behold in bonds your Mother Earth,
The rich man's prostitute and slave!
Your Mother Earth who gave you birth,
You only own her for a grave!
And will you die like slaves and see
Your Mother left a fettered thrall?
Nay, live like men, and set her free
As heritage for all.
— GERALD MASSEY, The Earth for All, My Lyrical Life, 2d Series, pp. 232-3.