Friday, April 13, 2018

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OF APPLES EATEN
Back then i was flesh of his flesh, and bone of his bones, so when he handed me that delicious, ripe, juicy apple, I bit into it, sinking my teeth into our despised future; whence i came to love him and hate him, yet was never complete without him.

Anger blazed in the fire of God's wrath, for him and me; we had eaten, and the naked truth was, we should not have; so helpless, were we, we tried to hide the taste of apple, camouflaged in fig leaves.

Who can hide from God? of course he saw us there cringing in our sorry disobedience, and being God, he clothed us in warmth of skins; a miracle we thought.

That was how we came to know the word clothes; of course, later in generations to come, synonyms like: design and fashion came into being.
OF APPLES EATEN © gillena cox 2018


REVISIT
13 April 2015
13 April 2017
Apple 2016


Blog hopping today with imaginary garden. In April we write a poem every day

April 13 – 13 Is Poetry
Prompted by Magaly; Challenge: Today, I wish to read poems full of metaphors used to tell tales as mind-tickling as Sylvia’s bag of ambiguously green fruit. Choose 3 to 13 (nonconsecutive) words out of Setterfield’s quote[given] use them in a poem that is a deliberate celebration of metaphor




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    1. Thank you for your appreciation Margaret

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  2. That ending is bang on brilliant!💜

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  3. 😊Thank you for your appreciation Sanaa

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  4. yes the ending is funny

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    1. 😊thank you for dropping by erbiage

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  5. An interesting telling of this tale. Am thankful someone invented clothing, lol.

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    1. 😊thank you for your appreciation Sherry

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  6. That's how it all started :-) I especially like the line
    "I bit into it, sinking my teeth into our despised future;" and I smiled when I read the last lines :-)

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    1. 😊thank you for your appreciation L.C.

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    1. Oh, and I note in your version he offered the apple to her!

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    2. 😊thank you for your appreciation Rosemary. Aint he the perfect host!!!😊

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  8. I knew it! The snake found a way to make some money, lol!

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    1. 😊thank you for your appreciation Magaly 😊

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  9. I am all good with the invention of clothing. It gets cold here in the Philly 'burbs!

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    1. 😊thank you for your appreciation Rommy.


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  10. Wonderful! I love the ending on this.

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    1. 😊thank you for your appreciation Sara

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  11. I loved and enjoyed your last lines.

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    1. 😊thank you for your appreciation Toni

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  12. design and fashion are the devil's doing!
    haha this is great
    who can hide from god indeed
    love it

    ps. your font is peerless

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    1. 😊thank you for your appreciation Dan. Glad you like the font

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  13. Like it, Gillena. Of course you know, it was supposed to be 'SHE handed' the apple. At least my Book says that. Haha.
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    1. 😊thank you for your appreciation Jim

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