Pandora, her name, 'all-gifted' it means.

Gifted with the beauty of love.

Gifted with persuasion, with curiosity.

'Is curiosity a gift?' we ask.

For with curiosity, she has opened the box

and in turn, gifted us with misery and hate,

gifted us with greed and jealousy,

gifted us with hope.


By Olivia

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