In the Beginning – Chronicle III

 
 In The Beginning
 Chronicle III
  
 Eden’s glory on 
 Full review
 In yellows,
 Greens & 
 Brilliant azure blues
 Unflawed life
 With Perfection’s love
 No displeasure felt
 About which to sigh
 Walking under clearest skies
 Nor reason or complaint
 Over which to die
  
 Wait, what is that,
 To die?
 Understood not yet
 Or known
 No pain or regret
 With which to live
 Only joy & love
 A thing called death
 Living only in the shadows
  
 Air is always clean
 & fresh
 Only peace is
 Ever seen
 Between earth, sky 
 & the sea
 Man & all animals 
 Live only & always 
 In harmony to be
  
 Food abundant
 Work is no toil
 No displeasure there
 To ever despoil
 Its sense of purpose
 Or the ease
 Of life lived under
 Gentle trees
 Swaying softly overhead
 At night only rest
 Is found in all their beds
  
 Until one day
 With a slight chill
 An unknown shadow passes
 A rustling in the grasses
 Never heard before
 The man stopped to sniff 
 The air
 The woman paused 
to express only a mild care
  
 But in naivete
 On that most unusual day
 Neither knew from
 Experience they lacked
 What formidable evil
 Slithered, 
 Invading their Paradise
 Now lurking & looming 
 Behind their backs

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