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Something Good – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

Painting by Charles Edward Perugini (1839 – 19 18) Pandora’s Box

“Hope is the only good god remaining among mankind, the others have left and gone to Olympus.” Theognis of Megara (Greek elegiac poet)

Something Good

Sometimes life can be like a pair of stockings,
or a favourite jumper, it all looks good and fits
so well, until that one moment, a tiny, sharp
snag snares a thread and begins to pull, slowly, then
gathering pace as it goes.

But just as Pandora took the lid from her father's box
releasing curses and unpleasant things, there remains
hope within the tragedy, that something good, even 
though as yet unseen, is hidden at the bottom.

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