Just Another Eve
Start writing a post

Just Another Eve

Inspired by "Paradise Lost"

Just Another Eve
Andrew Annenberg

Just another Eve in reincarnation
subsisting in this sorry
life of stagnation.
A woman-
a possession of adoration,
seeking a perpetual elation.

At times,

divinity forsaken.
At times,
identity mistaken.
Reaching for the apple,
her morals are shaken,
and her insides churn
from the bite she has taken.
Within it all,
she finds relation
to her eternal struggle
of resisting temptation,
a persistent desire
to provoke sensations,
whether it be
of body or mind,
always searching
for knowledge divine.
Searching for relations
to keep in line,
but she feels so out of her time.
A traditionalist and
a revolutionary combined.
In which era
does she reside?
And is this left
for her to decide?
Within her sincere eyes,
blatantly seen is her demise.
The fall of man
attributed alone to her hand.
But upon closer observance,
one could truly blame the serpent.
Yet nobody heard it,
the sibilant temptation,
provoking intense
feelings of Eve's frustration.
A destruction of
a holy divination
all due to an adder's invitation.
A hushed and
whispered conversation
which yielded
humanity's damnation.
Yet here she is,
Eve born yet again
and again and again -
in this paradigm
that never ends.
And at its conception,
at the time it begins,
life is cursed
with women who
will always give in.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
Student Life

Top 10 Reasons My School Rocks!

Why I Chose a Small School Over a Big University.

man in black long sleeve shirt and black pants walking on white concrete pathway

I was asked so many times why I wanted to go to a small school when a big university is so much better. Don't get me wrong, I'm sure a big university is great but I absolutely love going to a small school. I know that I miss out on big sporting events and having people actually know where it is. I can't even count how many times I've been asked where it is and I know they won't know so I just say "somewhere in the middle of Wisconsin." But, I get to know most people at my school and I know my professors very well. Not to mention, being able to walk to the other side of campus in 5 minutes at a casual walking pace. I am so happy I made the decision to go to school where I did. I love my school and these are just a few reasons why.

Keep Reading...Show less
Lots of people sat on the cinema wearing 3D glasses

Ever wonder what your friend meant when they started babbling about you taking their stapler? Or how whenever you ask your friend for a favor they respond with "As You Wish?" Are you looking for new and creative ways to insult your friends?

Well, look no further. Here is a list of 70 of the most quotable movies of all time. Here you will find answers to your questions along with a multitude of other things such as; new insults for your friends, interesting characters, fantastic story lines, and of course quotes to log into your mind for future use.

Keep Reading...Show less
New Year Resolutions

It's 2024! You drank champagne, you wore funny glasses, and you watched the ball drop as you sang the night away with your best friends and family. What comes next you may ask? Sadly you will have to return to the real world full of work and school and paying bills. "Ah! But I have my New Year's Resolutions!"- you may say. But most of them are 100% complete cliches that you won't hold on to. Here is a list of those things you hear all around the world.

Keep Reading...Show less

The Ultimate Birthday: Unveiling the Perfect Day to Celebrate!

Let's be real, the day your birthday falls on could really make or break it.

​different color birthday candles on a cake
Blacksburg Children's Museum

You heard it here first: birthdays in college are some of the best days of your four years. For one day annually, you get to forget about your identity as a stressed, broke, and overworked student, and take the time to celebrate. You can throw your responsibilities for a day, use your one skip in that class you hate, receive kind cards and gifts from loved ones and just enjoy yourself.

Keep Reading...Show less

Unleash Inspiration: 15 Relatable Disney Lyrics!

Leave it to Disney to write lyrics that kids of all ages can relate to.

The 15 most inspiring Disney songs

Disney songs are some of the most relatable and inspiring songs not only because of the lovable characters who sing them, but also because of their well-written song lyrics. While some lyrics make more sense with knowledge of the movie's story line that they were written for, other Disney lyrics are very relatable and inspiring for any listener.

Keep Reading...Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments