I Believe

I don’t believe benevolent beings look down on all we do.
I don’t believe happy endings from Fairy Tales come true.
I don’t believe we’re stronger from suffering we’ve been through.
But babe, believe me when I tell it true that I believe in you.

Though I don’t believe in Angels watching over us from a higher place,
I could almost accept they’re real when beholding beauty of your face.
And although I don’t believe paradise awaits if we worship Godly grace,
it feels a little like Heaven when I’m held here in your warm embrace.

I don’t believe that pixies prance at the bottom of the garden green.
I don’t believe a saviour sits sanctifying in an afterlife unseen.
I don’t believe that Mother Mary will wash our consciences clean.
But babe, I believe in loving you and our love seems so serene.

I don’t believe in unicorns or that a pegasus once flew.
I don’t believe in miracles (though I may’ve experienced one or two).
But I believe that I love you and I love that you love me too.
And babe, believe me when I tell it true that I believe in you.

Copyright Β© 2016 Philip Craddock. All rights reserved.

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12 thoughts on “I Believe

  1. Beautiful! Because of all you don’t believe in just reinforces how strongly you do believe in your love together.
    I must admit I believe in all that you don’t! πŸ˜‰

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  2. I was hooked like a fish upon a line
    wishing that your words were mine.
    And then you went and lost me
    spoiled the wonderful poetry
    when pouring your scorn
    On the magical unicorn. ..
    *gasp*
    πŸ˜‡
    You know its real.
    Haha! Great write.

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    1. Thank you for your feedback. Glad you liked it (even if I did accidentally direct people to this poem today due to a URL typo on the Blog-O-Ween thread).

      Hopefully I can redeem myself in your eyes by saying out of the things on that list, unicorns may well be the one I’d most like to be true. πŸ˜‰

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