Poems

Louis Groarke: The True History of Philosophy (and Religion)

The True History of Philosophy (and Religion) For malt does more than Milton can To justify God’s ways to man.                         —A.E. Housman   O eager student, thirsty soul! Forget your studies, raise the bowl. Swift reason flies, an arrow sharp, But hits the ground before the mark. You will, in books, but vainly seek For proofs of God’s pure essence meek. What better proof can we discern, Than nectar aged within the urn. Nature’s fire dries us up We need, each day, another cup.   Down the throat with one sweet swallow, Still more drink, we’ll need tomorrow. Inside…

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