Stanley Cooper

(August 4th,1926 / New York City)

Paradise Lust


In his books about Satan, temptation and hell
Milton’s tales don’t factually gel
The intrigue with the apple was really a bust
I’m certainly certain, it was more about lust

Paradise Lost, down through the ages
Accepted as fact by religious old sages
Still on bookshelves, musty and dusty
Not yet perceived as tales for the lusty

Submitted: Thursday, December 14, 2006
Edited: Thursday, December 09, 2010
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