Famous Pandora's Box Poems by Famous Poets
These are examples of famous Pandora's Box poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous pandora's box poems. These examples illustrate what a famous pandora's box poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).
by Swift, Jonathan
...o go through thick and thin;
He lifts the lid, there needs no more:
He smelt it all the time before.
As from within Pandora's box,
When Epimetheus oped the locks,
A sudden universal crew
Of humane evils upwards flew,
He still was comforted to find
That Hope at last remained behind;
So Strephon lifting up the lid
To view what in the chest was hid,
The vapours flew from out the vent.
But Strephon cautious never meant
The bottom of the pan to grope
And foul his hands in ...Read More
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