Issue 4 and Volume 13.

CREATING Back of the beating hammer, By which the steel is wrought, Back of the workshop’s clamor The seeker may find his Thought, The Thought that is ever master Or iron and steam and steel, That rises above disaster And tramples it under heel. The drudge may fret and tinker Or labor with laggard blows, But back of him stands the Thinker, The clear-eyed man who knows; For into each plow and saber, Each piece and part and whole, Must go the Brains of labor; Which give the work a soul. Back of the motors humming, Back of the belts that sing, Back of the hammers drumming, Back of the cranes that swing, There is the eye which scans them, Watching through stress and strain, There is the Mind which plans them, Back of the Brawn, the Brain. Might of the roaring boiler, Force of the engine thrust, Strength of…

Subscribe to unlock this content

Subscribe Now