Friday, April 11, 2014

EVE # 9

detail: collaborative artwork by At the Well members

EVE #9
by Sharon Auberle

Aged as she is,
even now Eve
sees no reason
to stop

Her favorite spot
is under the apple tree,
where the old snake
has been watching
her for years,

shedding one skin
after another,
his eyes
like diamonds
in the grass.

~ previously published in EVErywoman
   (Seven Islands Press)