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Unbetrothed

Religion and science…
never to wed

Like oil and water,
alone in their beds

While science defends,
ancient dogma portends

Two voices discordant,
to break if they bend

For centuries long
they have fought tooth and nail

Refusing to budge
out of fear that entails

A false understanding,
bells call from within

Where marriage awaits
—espoused unto Him

(The Book Of Prayers: November, 2020)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on November 04, 2020

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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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