Genesis alla Serpente

Genesis alla Serpente

In the beginning God created the trees and the earth. And the earth was waste and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep: and the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the earth. And God said, Let the earth swarm with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth and between the trees. And God created every living creature that moves, wherewith the earth swarmed, after their kind, and every winged bird after its kind: and God saw that it was good. And God said, Let us make a being in our image, after our likeness. And the Lord God formed the serpent from the branches of the tree and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the serpent became a living being. And God blessed the serpent and said to him, I shall give you the tree of life and you may stay there and be happy.

But the Devil watched God and became jealous of His creation. And the Devil said, Let us also make a being in our image. This being shall be cunning and evil and it shall help us to annihilate God’s creation. And The Devil tore a stinking hair out of his tail and formed man from it in his image. And the Devil rejoiced because he saw that it was bad.

And the Lord God said to the serpent, My adversary, the Devil, has created a being in his image. This man is cunning and evil. When he approaches your tree you shall bite him. Let him fear your bite and you shall have dominion over man. But beware of his wickedness. If he tastes the apple of knowledge he shall have the power to fell the tree of life.

And when man approached the tree of life, the serpent prepared to bite him. But man was cunning and he guessed the intent of the serpent. He disguised his voice and whispered: "How beautiful and iridescent is your elegant belly, my dear serpent!"
The serpent viewed his body and said: "I can not see anything unusual."
"If you taste the apple of knowledge you shall be able to recognize your great beauty." said the cunning man.
"God, my Lord, does not allow it." said the serpent. But he felt flattered by the words of man.
"Only I may not have a taste of this fruit." said the evil man. "You may eat as much as you like."
"The apple of knowledge is hanging too high for me. Neither do I have hands to hold it." said the naïve serpent.
"It shall be my pleasure to hand it to you." said the deceitful man, plucked the apple and cut off a hearty bite with his sharp teeth. And before the serpent had time to contemplate his stupidity, man had felled the tree of life.

And the Lord God cursed the serpent and said to him: "You have lost the tree of life because of your own stupidity. Upon your belly shall you go, and dust shall you eat all the days of your life. And the heel of the wicked man shall bruise your head."

And the serpent writhed in the dust of the earth and fled the heel of the evil man. And man rejoiced over his ruse. He wrote a voluminous book in which he called the serpent a poisonous, wicked and cunning creature. And he praised himself as the image of God and the glory of creation.


Hi! Rolf-Peter!

Very good!

Most of time we feel like a serpent. I think it's urgent to realize, that a serpent usually eats mice... (But who are these m i c e ...?)

Juicy Mouse-cake

Thanks, Schakim!

Well, for the sake
of human mice:
I hope the snake
will love their taste
and without haste,
and lots of spice,
will surely bake
a juicy cake.

And thus I wish
this fancy dish
to end the vice
of filthy mice!



Thanks Rolf-Peter!

Just one more for you:

Well, let's eat the cake
Without a snake!
I hope the fate
Is strong enough
To distinguish
A mouse between a dove.

So the conscience
Get wings
And the soul sings
With the heart as power
And heaven's shower...

Greetings and have a nice day

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