Adults Trust In Fairy-Tales



Agnostics have no answers. Believers have no proof.
Atheists have no Divine.
Which faith is the spoof?

Reason bows to services. Logic bows to rites.
Judgment bows to rituals.
Which practice requites?

Hopes make a witches' brew. Wishes make a cake.
Dreams make pie in the sky.
Which is the mistake?

Dogmas rule by absolutes. Canons rule by fear.
Doctrines rule by principles.
Which creed is veneer?

Adults trust in fairy-tales. Children trust the cue.
Both trust imagination.
Which account is true?
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

Modified on March 09, 2023

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Scheme AXA BCB DXD ECE FXF
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 483
Words 82
Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 3, 3, 3, 3, 3

Wallace Dean LaBenne

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