A Taste For Naming by Marissa Glover

It started with Eve in the Garden.
A look, a taste of such delicious fruit — 

Before the curse, names like hamor
and gamel rolled off Adam’s tongue.

After, the taste for naming remained:

melons — grapefruits, lemons—
pear hips, orange peel thighs,
peach, pomegranate, cherry. 

With this, man becomes master 
of the garden. Paradise regained. 

A lick of his lips, a whistle, a hiss.

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