Category: Romance Traditional Art
Posted: October 1, 2017



What Have I Done?

Eve's Regret

by Raoul D'Harmental

SEPT 2017 OpenChallenge-AnyMedium Contest Winner 
Finished on September 29, 2017
Hi All,

This is an image imagining Eve's moment of regret after eating the apple of the fruit of knowledge. The poem below was also composed to accompany this. Happy viewing (and reading if you do!).

Eve's Regret

What have I done? What have I done?
What did I do when I said yes
To the snake when asked to bite on
The fruit of knowledge? I confess
I bit because I yearned to know
What I knew not and now its price
I know. More than my robes I owe
To heeding the serpent's advice.

Wretched it is to know the heights
We can reach and make no attempt
Because we live by our short sights
And treat daydreamers with contempt.
Useless it is that we know right
From wrong when if we choose to do
The latter we are sly and bright
Enough to obfuscate the two.

It is also bleak to know that
There are things we would never know
And this causes many a spat
When the converse we seek to show.
Oh, why did I the bite swallow?
Why did I not the foul fruit kiss
Goodbye, stay naked and wallow
In ignorance and its sweet bliss.
Post Type: Traditional Art
Mixed Media: None Coloured and graphite pencils





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