Music: Concerto Grosso in G minor, 1st Movement.
By Arcangelo Corelli. Performed by the Advent Orchestra at Free Music Archiveunder a Attribution-Share Alike License.
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Sixty-six is now in
Invested in an activist esthetic.
Xenophobes, take heed and you will hear
The songs that undermine your greed and fear,
Your need to make relations
So might the world in time
If oft-sung songs can make delight more dear,
X-ing out the hatreds that hearts
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