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Alt Pandora's Box

by Mike Singleton - Mikeydred 5 days ago in fact or fiction · updated 5 days ago
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What If Pandora's Box Was Full of Love

Pandora's Box

According to Hesiod, when Prometheus stole fire from heaven, Zeus, the king of the gods, took vengeance by presenting Pandora to Prometheus' brother Epimetheus. Pandora opened a jar left in her care containing sickness, death and many other unspecified evils which were then released into the world, but what if Pandora’s Box or Jar contained nothing but good things. I know hope was there at the bottom, but I feel that often humanity looks for the worst things.

This is my alternative Pandora’s Box, a cornucopia of love and care, using a butterfly Cinquain Format, and I've included Procol Harum's song on inspired by the same source.

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A Jar

Filled With Such Love

And Smiling Happiness

Joy Unbound, A feeling of Peace

Perfect

Pandora’s Box Hugs And Cuddles

Sunshine and Bright Moonlight

Makes Us Feel Care

And Love

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  • Cendrine Marrouat4 days ago

    Nice poem, Mike!

  • Dawn Salois5 days ago

    What a lovely idea, Mike! And a beautiful poem.

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