Eve and Adam

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Time for another poem. This poem was written as part of a project for my “Women in the Bible” class in seminary. It was later published in the magazine, Daughters of Sarah, in the July/August 1991 issue. This page is copied from the book compilation, The Wisdom of Daughters: Two Decades of the Voice of Christian Feminism. Illustrations by Kari Sandhaas.

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About Judith L. Roth

When I was about ten, it occurred to me that books are written by people and I was a person. I could create my favorite things–I could write books! I got a B.A. in English. My first poem was accepted for publication before I graduated. I had some success with poetry, but my real dream was to write fiction for children. My first fiction piece was accepted about 25 years after the first submission. Things you might want to know about me: I know how to persevere. I’m a third-generation California native, living in Indiana. I have two remarkable sons who are now young men,and a husband who’s supported my writing for over three decades. I love cats and currently have three of them. I love being near water–oceans, lakes, rivers all work for me. Chocolate is probably my biggest downfall. I’m exceptionally curious. (Or nosy, as my family calls it.)

2 responses »

  1. I like this poem! You’ve got men down. They never see anything, they never hear anything, they never kow anything.

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