Easter, That Yearly Date

Easter is not biblical

Easter, that yearly date,
Appeared some centuries late;
The Christians first observed
That weekly supper, unnerved
By pagans’ hateful threats.
But worldliness begets
Desire to imitate
An attractive fleshy trait.
And so in time arose
That the faith resembled its foes.

JRMatheny

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