Eve Interviews Lilith and Asks if She Has Regrets

by David Rogers

Regret–
that was the real original sin
The river flows a different way
To paddle against it for long is folly
Hummingbird and mockingbird
nest on branches
but woodpecker makes a home
a deep hole in the tree
When Lewis and Clark went exploring
certain soldiers were assigned
to patrol a hundred and fifty paces
around the camp
each night
I was always there
Lilith says
one pace beyond the hundred and fiftieth
Eve nods
says I know exactly what you mean

 

David Rogers was born in Illinois and has lived in Missouri, Kentucky, and The World. He likes bicycles, books, cats, and vegan burritos.

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One response to “Eve Interviews Lilith and Asks if She Has Regrets

  1. This gave me goosebumps. Nice one. 🙂

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