During that One Fated Moment in Time
By Anindita Basu
Was it very tasty, Father? asked Cain wide eyed. Better than
even apples and oranges?
It was, Son but at that point of time, I wasnt really paying attention to
Because I looked at your mother and in that single instant, time stood
Your father, said Eve ruffling Cains hair, saw you in my eyes and I saw
Abel in his. We reached out, lost ourselves ...
....and found you, finished Adam softly, gathering Abel close.
For the wise serpent had led us to the greatest gift of all - the gift of that one fated moment in time when everything changed. That single instant when Time
stands still and we Know. In that moment we reach out to live. And to die together. And from the pleasure of that death do we create Immortals. We play God.