Treasure Island

Egal Bohen

(Earth)

Apple


The apple was a story
Perhaps
For if something is not known
Guidance must be given
Before we can find home
For those who need no learning
Know the consequences too
But laws are passed
For those that don’t
That’s what
The apple
Had to do
-
It’s taking was journey
For man to set upon
The point to learn
Was learning
Where all answers do come from
The Apple
Was a symbol
A law
That it was wrong
To take something
You should not have
To man did not belong
-
It could have been a melon
One day perhaps
A star
The message
It has stayed the same
Forbidden
Is
Forbidden
We need first learn
Who we are
-
For if all had been for taking
When man first got his brain
If all had been available
All was sunshine
Without rain
There wouldn’t
Any loving be
Just pleasure
Without
Gain
-
In time it will be plain to us
What the apple had to do
In fact
We have
To use our lives
To find out what is true
-
For passion
Perhaps waiting
-
For taking
Giving too
-
For self control
Comes from within
-
Helps
Your conscience
Become
You

Submitted: Thursday, September 14, 2006
Edited: Wednesday, September 15, 2010

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  • Blue angel Florida (9/21/2007 6:45:00 PM)

    'Forbidden is forbidden, for passion waiting'... I take this Apple Life is no paradise but learning, with pleasure along the way, to keep us going and growing. Thanks for the teachings and words of wisdom. (Report) Reply

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