OVID’S METAMORPHOSES BOOK 1 Lines1-88 CREATION as retold by Adam Schmidt
In the beginning, there was no earth, wind, or sky. There was nothing but chaos.
But out of this chaos, a god created the Earth.
complete, however, and the god added waving seas, leaves to the trees, and made the mountains rise.
The god then made the clouds and the winds of the Earth.
The god then made the animals of the Earth, and seeing that they needed a ruler, he made a human.