The Snake Did It

Eve“The Snake Did it”

God’s
warning:
obey rules.
“No Red-Rum fruit,
fool!”

Snake
sneaky,
bending branch
rolled apple to
Eve!

Eve;
Adam’s
rib,  shaken.
Her innocence
flown!

Eve’s
island
idyllic:
her paradise
gone!

(Japanese Lanterne Pattern: syllable count: 12341)