Monday, September 19, 2011

The tree of good and evil

















Now the sorrowfulness comes
innocence and happiness
gone in a blink as
one takes the bite and
abdicates responsibility for
the choice.
The other is forlorn.
It's not the one you think.
(Written for Magpie Tales, Mag 83, 9/19/11)

12 comments:

  1. Thoughtful this...I like the twist at the end...

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  2. I love a surpise - thank you for sharing

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  3. "abdicates responsibility for the choice." That is powerful.

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  4. ha...yes, we love the blame game....

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  5. Nice twist at the end. Difficult for anyone to own his/her choices, eh?

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  6. ... innocence is usually lost quickly, isn't it.

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  7. Erudite take on the prompt,I loved it!

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  8. A well thought out questioning of the standard story.

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