Try not to think of how you’ll feel tomorrow,
Even God can’t know the wonder of this fruit.
My dear, don’t you remember words of warning?
Perhaps God’s trying to keep us from the truth.
Take this; come on. Just try a morsel.
A snake told me that we would be just fine.
The Tree of Life has nothing like this apple.
Indeed, it offers neither food nor wine.
Only a tiny bite, only this one time.
No one will ever know. HEY, this one’s mine!
An old one, linked now to dVerse Poetics where Mary tempts us to write about, what else, temptation. Crawl on over and see if you can resist!