Alysia Harris – “Exegesis”

Filmed by The Strivers Row

“People ask me, ‘Why believe in God? Why have faith at all? Just do good deeds.’ But this is the pillow on which all my good deeds sleep.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Alysia Harris, filmed by The Strivers Row.

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