A letter from Adam : addressed to EVE

Updated on March 28, 2020

Dear Mother of all Creation

Please forgive me for not protecting you,

Or teaching our sons to respect you ,

Please forgive me for blaming you : Genesis 3:12 (And the man said, The woman whom thou gavest me, she gave me of the tree and I did eat)

Forgive me for not manning up

And for betraying your trust

And looking upon you with lust

And not defendingi you

And for treating you like an object

And being objectionable

And not being objective

Or seeing things from your perspective

And always trying to picture you naked

Forgive me for not making eye contact

Forgive me for not listening

And for distancing

Please forgiveve me for not

Giving you the right to vote

Or for dashing your hopes

Please forgive me not acknowledging

Your part in the war

Forgive me for calling you who're

Please forgive me

For not standing up for you

Please forgive me not looking in your eyes

Or worrying about what's between YOUR thighs

Please forgive me for hurting you

Physically,sexually,

Emotionally too

Please forgive me when they

Took your jobs after that world war

I should have fought them

Like the white folks who fought for

Black folks freedom. during the

Civil War

Please forgive me for 'catcalling

And staring when other men do

I should. stare at them

and make them feel uncomfortable too

Please forgive me for letting our daughters in Africa

Suffer at the hands of evil nen

Please forgive me for letting women globally

Live like chattel

Please forgive me for holding you

when you were trying to be set free

Please forgive for being angry

When you weren't that into me

Please forgive me for allowing

A child to be censored for


Boys not not controllling themselves

Please forgive me for making you responsible

For.own actions

le

Please forgive me

For not giving you what all of us should have:

Freedom,

Of choice

And life

And work

Right wage

Same monies


Please forgive me EVE

for not teaching our sons how to act

For laughing at them

When I should have given them a slap

Please forgive for allowing our daughters

live in a world

where


They don't feel safe



Please allow me to Be a positive change

And let it start today





Did you know?

  • During the Civil war over 400 women fought, disguised as men
  • A woman started the NAACP
  • A woman's were the first human cells to be sent into space
  • The following things were invented by women: The circular saw, winshield wipers,caller ID,the medical syringe, and dishwashers
  • There are close to 300 hundred women billionaires

Woman thou art

...loosed upon the earth to spread the love we all need, to walk this earth., and walk us all into a new age of tolerance-underdtsnding and

H o p e

We celebrate the Divine nature of woman

And we celebrate the use of her power

and give it full acknowledgement

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      • Majestic Tells profile imageAUTHOR

        Laurinzoscott 

        43 hours ago from Kanab, Utah

        Thanks Billy Buc...I dont know if you remember or not but we often corresponded when I was on before and whether you know or not I kinda adopted yoy as my spiritual dad...even though youre not much older...bless your spirir

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        billybuc 

        44 hours ago

        I'm not sure why I'm not getting notifications of your writings, but I'm not. Another HP glitch. Anyway, I have written often about abuse. I wish I knew how to eradicate it from our lives, but I don't. All we can do, as writers, is to raise awareness. Well done, you!

      • Majestic Tells profile imageAUTHOR

        Laurinzoscott 

        2 days ago from Kanab, Utah

        Thanks Mark and Romeo

        For the read and comments God bless you both...I pray you stay continously blessed

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        Romeos Quill 

        2 days ago from Lincolnshire, England

        Far too many women don't get the recognition they deserve or their contributions appreciated but this poem of yours surely addresses this lack admirably. They brought us into the world and some of their daily sacrifices go unrecognized - the one's with a quiet and gentle Spirit are certainly worthy of respect. Thanks for the read M.T. Peace out.

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        Mark Tulin 

        2 days ago from Santa Barbara, California

        Nice letter and I enjoyed women facts as well.

      • Majestic Tells profile imageAUTHOR

        Laurinzoscott 

        4 days ago from Kanab, Utah

        I will try...nelieve it or not im writing from my phone...its all I have doesnt have all the featutes but ill try In fact I dont know if om follow8ng anyone because of phone application

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        Ethan Kilpatrick 

        4 days ago from Ocean Springs, MS

        No problem man, your works definitely worth it. Wouldn’t mind if you hit me with a follow too bro, if you don’t mind

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        Laurinzoscott 

        4 days ago from Kanab, Utah

        Thank you FlourishAnyway for your kind comments.. And I am glad this piece touched you...and you know about Henrietta...wow, and the writer Rebecca Skoot us it ? Amazing...gave a great one

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        FlourishAnyway 

        4 days ago from USA

        This was so amazing that it brought tears to my eyes. Your poem was incredible and the additional information you provided capped it off perfectly. I also thought of Henrietta Lacks, one of the most important contributors to modern medicine -- although the circumstances of her contribution were absolutely horrendous.

      • Majestic Tells profile imageAUTHOR

        Laurinzoscott 

        4 days ago from Kanab, Utah

        Thank you Ethan.. Yes having a daughter made me re-evaluate myself for sure

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        Ethan Kilpatrick 

        4 days ago from Ocean Springs, MS

        A truly amazing piece of poetry that had me reconsider the way I treat women on a daily basis. Great job!

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        Mitara N 

        4 days ago from South Africa

        It's very honourable of you to ask forgiveness, and taken the steps for positive change.

        I thank you for highlighting how women were apart of invention and creation that not many know about.

        The strength of a women is very similar to mother nature, their attempt to shield, calm all storm and goes far more beyond.

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        Laurinzoscott 

        4 days ago from Kanab, Utah

        Thanks for reading and commenting...yes many wives went with their husbands to fight besides them, women have done a lot they dont teach us is schools...have a wondrrful dayJodah

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        John Hansen 

        4 days ago from Queensland Australia

        This was a good apology to all women on behalf of all me,. Thanks for sharing those interesting facts too. I didn't know over 400 women fought in the civil war disguised as men.

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