Muriel Siebert, Poet

Muriel Siebert, Poet

Years ago, when Muriel Siebert — the First Lady of Finance — was a young stockbroker, a businessman took her out to lunch — and treated her to a flood of anti-Semitic remarks.

She held her tongue.

What would you have done?

This is what Siebert did: When she returned to her office, she dropped that fellow a note:

Roses are reddish

Violets are blueish

You may not know it

But I’m Jewish.

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