Edens fools

damn those first apple pickers! 

those disallowed tasters 

those unknowing inventors

of the original sin starting blocks

from which humanity set off 

most trying to outrace the other 

as they did from the first day

and do now

 

yes, the race continues 

but do the runners all have

the same versions of victory in their minds

and will the finishing line

ever be crossed by the real winners?

◄ an opinion for consideration

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Rose Casserley

Sat 10th Feb 2018 09:58

definitely a fascinating thought P&S.

hope all is okeydoke's with you both.




Rose 💋

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Patricia and Stefan Wilde

Mon 5th Feb 2018 21:28

we notice Wendy has put forward an interesting point 'what if' what if indeed Wendy!

great piece Rose.

P&S xx

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Rose Casserley

Mon 29th Jan 2018 10:40

a common theme runs through each of your comments folks that are as interesting to me as is this poem is to you guys and for which I thank you.


And a very good (albeit a different) morning to you one of my lovely friends Wendy.



Rose 💋

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Jemima Jones

Fri 26th Jan 2018 10:26

this is that kind of poem that can be interpreted in many ways Rose but whichever way it is it is just as brilliant.Thank you. Jemima.

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Jon

Thu 25th Jan 2018 21:36

Hi Rose

An interesting poem. Whatever you believe in, it raises questions about behaviour and the human condition.

Jon

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LEON STOLGARD

Thu 25th Jan 2018 09:58

I love this poem, Rose! I adore the simplicity of the poem structure and the philosophical content. The last line almost screams out

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Wendy

Thu 25th Jan 2018 06:06

Morning Rose they didn't listen then and they definitely don't listen now in fact things are getting worse it makes you think what if . Your poem is ver good interesting . love Wendy X

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