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Humanity's Fall

by Anne Engelen

blinded by evil
humanity closed her eyes
needing a miracle

weeping willows
shedding their leaves
green seas of sorrow

09/10/2004

Posted on 09/09/2004
Copyright © 2021 Anne Engelen

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Alison McKenzie on 09/09/04 at 11:03 PM

Sad and true, and aptly put, Anne.

Posted by JD Clay on 09/10/04 at 02:05 AM

Something tells me there is more to this laconic poem than meets the eye. Perhaps the marvel sought, hides beneath the proverbial leaves. You've stirred my imagination, Anne...pe4ce

Posted by Rula Shin on 09/10/04 at 09:06 PM

Truly we are beyond help, but perhaps I'm just a pessimist. Beautifully said dear Anne.

Posted by David R Spellman on 09/10/04 at 11:02 PM

Sadly true and succintly said Anne.

Posted by Thomas K. Hunt on 09/10/04 at 11:25 PM

outstanding imagery and very thought provoking...well done

Posted by Kenneth Lau on 09/11/04 at 03:31 AM

I like the second part the best. Mostly because I'm a weeping willow FREAK. I don't really understand how the two parts are connected...but it has my gears turning!

Posted by Mike Loftis on 09/12/04 at 03:17 PM

Interesting piece Anne. It's one that is open to the reader to define I think.

Posted by Leonard M Hawkes on 09/13/04 at 05:20 AM

Ja, het is zo.

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