Pascal's Wager



There’s nothing objective about spirit,
in that lies its strength and its truth

Unable to measure, only to feel,
its critics profane and uncouth

Science declares it the enemy,
its formulas explaining away

Why love has no bearing and within it we’re lost
—God’s execution unstayed

(Villanova Pennsylvania: October, 2020)
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Submitted by KurtPhilipBehm on October 16, 2020

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme AB XB XX XA X
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 319
Words 50
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 2, 2, 2, 2, 1

Kurt Philip Behm

Longtime writer with twelve books in publication. Three of them Poetry. : The Death Of The Playground : The Sword Of Ichiban : Searching For Crazy Horse : Darkening Sun : An Anthology Of Perception-Vol's 1 & 2 : After Midnight : Sammy And Bumpers : The Fall City Mandate : Revenge Along The War Trail : Death from The Sky more…

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