The Basket Of Truth.



THE BASKET OF TRUTH.
~~~~~~~
From toiling in the glen of reasoning and on
The hill of revelation I offer a basket of fruit
Which will answer a question relating to  
Truth and its moment in the field of life.
A pursuer of truth by clearing, ploughing,
Harrowing the bogs of agnosticism and
 Atheism, as well as the mountain of faith.
~
The load I bear at the end of the harvest is
Composed of Jewish based Christian fruit.
Confirming the fruit of labour gathered
Across various centuries by workers
Witnessing and conveying the output
Of others. The resulting combination
Affirms the food of life which is Bread
And Wine-‘I and the Father are one…’
Arising from lambs of the Shepherd
Relating to birth, teaching, suffering,
Death, resurrection and ascension.
~
Prior ascending to the loft, establishing
A house for his followers and in-spite of
Their proneness to sin assured members
The house would prevail and cont
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Submitted on February 05, 2019

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Scheme A BCDEFGH ICJKLMNMJFM FOKC
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 904
Words 157
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 26

Liam Ó Comáin

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