Treasure Island

Richard Jarboe


Digging The Garden


If you're looking for the Garden of Eden
Looking for Divine Inspiration
Seek and you shall find
Savagery so refined

Oxygen poor water and mud
Turned decay into coal's life blood
A burial process of rise and fall
Made Eden so geological

Eden squeezed and cooked
Did trap solar power long overlooked
Eden tucked away just for luck
Until Good Christians dug it up

Submitted: Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Edited: Wednesday, September 14, 2011
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