sweet innocence

November 28, 2017
By grace.schoen1 SILVER, Louisville , Kentucky
grace.schoen1 SILVER, Louisville , Kentucky
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Sweet innocence
Created by my own flesh
My own blood
My first-born son
You wanted love
To share your beating heart
Took your rib to create a foundation
My first- born daughter
Sweet innocence
Too young to know
A serpent slithered into your head
Your whole heart
Disguising it within an apple’s skin
Dressed like a deer 
Killed like a lion
Betrayed my trust
Broke my heart
I wish I did not have to punish you
Such innocence
Was taken away


The author's comments:

this piece is based off of an adam and eve painting 


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