Devitt, Maisie Nelson. “In Defense of Eve.” Canadian Poetry Magazine 1.1 (1936): 27.

In Defense of Eve

“Eve was a woman, Eve was bad,
Eve was a scourge, a destroying flame.
Eve was a wanton, foolish, mad,
The cause of all our shame…”

Men love repeating the ancient tale,
Dinned in our ears since the world began
“Eve was a woman…” yes, of course,
But Judas was a man!