It is unfair. She longs to be free of what constrains her, to taste the forbidden fruit. He is the serpent, and she is curious. Unknowingly he tempts her, proffering the apple she so longs to taste. But she can’t. She cannot shatter the Eden she lives in, for it all that she knows. Taking the fruit he offers, savoring it, will cast her into a world without shelter and love. And unlike Eve, there will be no Adam to guide her.
January 12, 2009