Considering the Garden before strife

Entered in’round the Tree of Life…

And of Knowledge,

The human college

Determined animal names as each passed by with drum and fife(!).

When humankind had begun,

How long did the sun

Come up and go down

Before God’s face frowned…

For the choosing His people had done?

Yet they were clothed by His own hand—-

Let the reader understand—

Through the first sacrifice…

Very necessary, not nice,

While awaiting return to a Promised Land.

In the Beginning words

Were mostly nouns and verbs…

With little need of enhancement

Or intellectual advancement,

Speech was God-breathed, like simple proverbs.

As much as I enjoy

The langauge down here employed…

To God we speak straight

Not to hide or frustrate,

For He will not be coyed.

How long before disobedience

Did our progenitors stay by convenience

In that Land…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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