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Not Heeding But Eating

Eve my dear, God's word to us you did not heed.
You ate of the tree then gave fruit to me we did not need.
I can't blame you my dear for it was really my fault.
I didn't have the balls to tell you no, so thus the serpents assault!

I ate the fruit too and my eyes were opened to view,
Things that I'd rather not had to deal with in this life so new.
The garden was so beautiful and we had to leave.
Now here we sit beside this fire with our memories and grieve.

I'll have to work by the sweat of my brow now,
And till the soil so we can grow food as God would allow.
And you'll bare children in very much pain.
And we'll learn to build houses to keep out of the rain!

After thought:
Is there an "If only?" I couldn't tell you.
In God's great infinite plan the grand over all view.
I believe it was meant to happen like it did.
But being a man I still want to blame Eve and in this I DO NOT KID!!!!!!!!!

Dedicated to my wife EVE!!!

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  1. Date: 9/19/2011 11:00:00 AM
    wow .... simply genuis

  1. Date: 6/21/2011 7:47:00 AM
    2nd poem in a row I've read by you with "balls" mentioned! HA

  1. Date: 12/1/2010 3:48:00 PM
    I got a kick out of this one, wife says you and I are from the same mold..:) yup the Adam cast

  1. Date: 6/27/2010 12:15:00 PM
    Poor linda...Hope you are well, Have not seen any new writes from you lately! Hope to see you again soon in your great works.

  1. Date: 6/6/2010 7:59:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in the contest, Marty! Hope you're doing well..Peace, Audrey

  1. Date: 6/1/2010 1:08:00 PM
    Marty, many congratulations on your win in Linda-Marie's fine contest >> James

  1. Date: 5/31/2010 5:20:00 PM
    Congrats on the win

  1. Date: 5/31/2010 4:43:00 PM
    Congrats Marty on your success in my ADAM in Eden contest with this dynamic write.. with luv from the "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 5/24/2010 10:04:00 PM
    An honest Adam.. Good luck. Fun poem.

  1. Date: 5/22/2010 7:13:00 AM
    Eve was quite the temptress, Marty, but ladies will argue that Adam had the power of free will. I do like the humor in this poem and wish you success in the contest. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 5/21/2010 7:43:00 PM
    funny write

  1. Date: 5/21/2010 4:39:00 PM
    I want to blame Adam...he did not stop her!! It is always the man's fault...

  1. Date: 5/21/2010 3:04:00 PM
    hahaha, funny ending there. Yes, it was supposed to happen the way it did. I think some people don't even get that. Great entry and good luck, Marty! Luv, andrea

  1. Date: 5/21/2010 3:04:00 PM
    I like this one very much Marty and wish you the best in the contest.. I entered in the Eve contest a few minutes ago. am new to this websie so hope to read more poems by you.. Satin Doll Diva