September 1, 1939" by W. H. Auden - a parishioner of St. Mark's when he was in New York, incidentally - and by the time she was trying to remember all schoolchildren learn, / Those to whom evil is done / Do evil in return, and
There is no such thing as the State
And no one exists alone;
Hunger allows no choice
To the citizen or the police;
We must love one another or die.
I had the poem on my smartphone to put in her hand.