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The Flower of Evil

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By Azreen MahmoodPublished 2 years ago 1 min read
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The Flower of Evil
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If Eve were to play the harp of Orpheus and adorn herself in lilies

The apple hanging from the tree of lust would lose its crimson luster

If Adam were to carry a bow and arrow and lie on silver palliasse

No temptation would in heavens suffice for the Decadence of Libertine

And if the apple from the tree of lust were to lose its crimson luster

The lotus that blooms a petal at a time in a river of coital reverie

Should make temptation in heavens suffice for the Decadence of Libertine

And put to shame the passion of Eros

And when the lotus blooms a petal at a time in the river of coital reverie

Would Adam carry his bow and arrow and lie on silver palliasse

Surely, he would put to shame the passion of Eros

Only then will Eve play the harp of Orpheus and adorn herself in lilies

surreal poetry
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About the Creator

Azreen Mahmood

i write

to make sense of what's wrong around me

to let my emotions find a place

to say there's another perspective, always

if you like what i have to say a small tip would be much appreciated,

thank you for taking the time and interest <3

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