Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Adam and Eve in Paradise

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With her eyes closed Eve lay
Draped around her innocent heart
The magic of garden soothing her soul
Happy and in a Nirvana poise
She heard the swishing of the winds
The buzzing and whizzing of the bees

She heard the soft footsteps of Adam
As he walked and quietly laid by her side
The smooth skin of apple touched her skin
As Adam playfully rolled over her shin

“Taste it! Feel its sweetness” he said
Knowing in his heart to be a forbidden fruit
“No” said she and crumbled up her nose
Then turned her body to other side

But Adam, obstinate, disobedient lad
Forced his wishes, till she relent
Condemning all humankind pact
Unmindful that the world would end

And so the story, as is told
It was Adam that seduced Eve to crime
Or else they would still be living in paradise.

Other poets who also wrote on this prompt on "Adam and Eve' can be found at 'The Gooseberry Garden'
 

5 comments:

  1. Loved your take on this, Pushy.

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  2. vivid imagery and great poem to go with it.

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  3. A nicely written piece.

    My offering for this first Gooseberry Garden picnic: http://charleslmashburn.wordpress.com/2011/08/21/this-eden/

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  4. he seduced her?
    yeah.
    she could reject him.

    very interesting entry, superb job.

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