Eve were born Abel and Cain,
by seed, divided in twain.
the elder, was a man of the fields.
the younger, to the call of a shepherd’s life yields.
did offer works of himself to save.
saw need for the sacrifice God gave.
was rejected; man’s works come to naught.
accepted for the works that God wrought.
the dragon beginning a sortie in war,
Cain to uproot God’s seed and more.
in the field, Abel was slain.
some secret tomb, his body was lain.
it all, “Am I keeper of my brother?” sneered Cain.
before God, all deeds past and present were laid plain.
me, your brother’s blood cries.
it is, than your foolish lies.”
first human death on all of the earth,
how quickly man sinks into sin’s curse.
through this, sought to kill the seed’s line,
God had a third child, Seth, in mind.