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"Saint Robert Heinlein"
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Author:  RobertPearson [ Tue Jul 28, 2015 12:52 pm ]
Post subject:  "Saint Robert Heinlein"

"Patron Saint of the Agnostic Soldier"

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Read the whole thing

So with one last word
To one last god
I trust myself to your care
Because, Venus, after all,
Your human form is the only one
I can honestly say
I ever truly worshipped


And that's very Heinleinian, indeed.

Author:  mostlyclassics [ Tue Jul 28, 2015 5:07 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: "Saint Robert Heinlein"

Very interesting! Thanks for the link, RobertPearson.

Author:  Blackhawk [ Wed Jul 29, 2015 11:20 am ]
Post subject:  Re: "Saint Robert Heinlein"

My thanks, too. My military experience was similar, though I had less evangelicals around me in my time than he did. His poem is outstanding and I wish I'd had that to carry with me when I was serving.

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