Darwin And Poe
Born 1809, Jan 19 and Feb 12.
In 'The Raven' by Poe,
Athena is called by her by-name Pallas.
There's a bust of her over the door.
The dead one he adores
is the by-name of Helen -
With by-names the go,
Charles Robert Darwin might be the raven;
evolution is perhaps Nevermore.
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Topic(s) of this poem: evolution,name,metaphor