(1872-1906 / Ohio / United States)

The Unlucky Apple

'Twas the apple that in Eden
Caused our father's primal fall;
And the Trojan War, remember --
'Twas an apple caused it all.
So for weeks I've hesitated,
You can guess the reason why,
For I want to tell my darling
She's the apple of my eye.

by Paul Laurence Dunbar

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Very good humour--the battle of the genders continues...