A poem, written by Robert Poston in 1921
When You Meet a Member of the Ku Klux Klan
When you meet a member of the Ku Klux Klan / Walk right up and hit him like a natural man;
Take no thought of babies he may have at home / Sympathy`s defamed when used upon his dome.
Hit him in the mouth and push his face right in / Knock him down a flight of stairs and pick him up again.
Get your distance from him and then take a running start / Hit him brother, hit him, and please hit the scoundrel hard.
Pour some water on him, bring him back to life once more / Think of how he did your folks in the days of long ago;
Make a prayer to heaven for the strength to do the job, / Kick him in the stomach, he, a low, unworthy snob.
Call your wife and baby out to see you have some fun, / Sic your bulldog on him for to see the rascal run
Head him off before he gets ten paces from your door, / Take a bat of sturdy oak and knock him down once more.
This time you may leave him where he wallows in the sand / A spent and humble member of the Ku Klux Klan.