Dallas Poet Stanley Mathis' Road To Redemption
Then he showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the Angel of the Lord, and Satan standing at his right hand to oppose him. 2 And the Lord said to Satan, “The Lord rebuke you, Satan! The Lord who has chosen Jerusalem rebuke you! Is this not a brand plucked from the fire?”
Having opt out because of being asked by my uncles to quarterback for them, I tried to talk Perry out of breaking into our school that Sunday morning, but he, like my other childhood friend, Kenneth Ray Brown, whom Bill Hill, the Dallas District Attorney who prosecuted Jack Ruby, came out of retirement to prosecute for shooting at a police officer, wouldn't take my advice. Bad people are bad all the time. They weren't. But Perry was prolific burglar, and thief.