Saturday, September 4, 2010

Magpie Tales Photo Prompt 30: Succulence of Life

Eve didn't care:
she hungered for
sweet succulence of life,
ignoring skin bespattered
with spots blacker than
ink on pages of
Vanity Fair.



Poem © 2010 by R. Burnett Baker
Photo courtesy of Willow at Magpie Tales

13 comments:

  1. A beautiful weaving of theology and modernity, you words are profound, with a twist of the most delicious irony.

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  2. nice. love how you brought all the elements to bear in this one rick. nice mag!

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  3. Beautiful...

    Oh this apple has had such nice tributes

    just loved your piece Rick!
    :)

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  4. good one Rick!
    and don't we all!!!
    all of us..little eves

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  5. Ignore the spots-go for the gusto!
    Well done!

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  6. stopping by for the first time....glad I came over! I love the simplicity of your magpie and how you have tied it all together.

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  7. "skin bespattered with spots blacker than ink" . . powerful. I like how you tied it to "Vanity Fair"

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  8. Great little weaving of Eve and Vanity Fair!

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  9. Absolutely ... one of my favorites!!!

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  10. very cute one.

    your brilliance is valid!

    My Magpie

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  11. great one. sounds like we were both inspired to write about mother Eve.

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  12. I like this, very nice magpie. :-)

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