The 'New School Prayer':
A Response In Kind
While reading the "New School Prayer" piece, I was intrigued with the idea of writing a reply in kind, that is, in verse as well. I was thinking that's what Buddy really wanted, so I quickly tossed this off while I was reading the article at the Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance page.
And so, you're sitting down at school
If prayers are forced to all in sight
And though strange colored hair you hate
For stating these mistruths as facts
The ones who curse and dress real cool
And children, sometimes, make mistakes
You bristle at what you perceive
And what's the evil that you see?
You must be blinded by some shroud
Your argument is strained and weak
If you could give me the address where I can write or send this to Buddy, or do it yourself, if you're wary of sending out addresses (who isn't these days!), I'm thinking it might be a fun thing to polish this up and send it along to the newspaper in question!
Just a thought.
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