Hereditary

If the apple doesn’t fall
far from the tree
maybe
the gardener
was the original sinner

Quoting from today’s prompt on octpowrimo.com: “The hard and painful parts of love are necessary for the relationship to grow. Explore the feeling of being “tortured” and how it is a necessary part of love.” The suggested form was a senryu: “A Senryu is basically a haiku but it deals with human nature and emotions rather than only the natural world.”

Somehow I ended up here…

For more info on the painting, go here: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jan_Brueghel_de_Oude_en_Peter_Paul_Rubens_-_Het_aards_paradijs_met_de_zondeval_van_Adam_en_Eva.jpg

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