Poem Slamming God As A 'Lie' Given To Middle Schoolers. Fed-Up Parents Fire Back.

  • 09/06/2017
  • Source: TheBlaze
  • by: Dave Urbanski
The poem is titled “Unicorn,” and it begins like this: “God is like a mythical creature / A unicorn with silver blood / If you drink the blood you will live forever / It makes a good story in a book like Harry Potter …”

“Unicorn” goes on to declare that God “is revealed in all his foolishness / a naked lie / a childish dream / a mythical creature like the unicorn.”

While not a particularly deep or unusual piece of writing, the problem is that the poem was distributed to middle school students at a Georgia public school last week — and parents are up in arms about it.

Teachers at Cedartown Middle School said the poem was used for a sixth-grade Greek mythology lesson to show how a unicorn is supposed to represent a happy and safe place, WAGA-TV reported.

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