‘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.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Paul Laurence Dunbar's poem The Unlucky Apple

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  1. sharon Massegee says:

    I loved your poem, do you have others, or perhaps a book? Keep writing!!

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