To Mother, a tragedy- Nicolette d’Angelo ’19

(The doors of the house open, to show Orestes standing over the bodies of Clytemnestra and Aegisthus, while attendants display the net-like garment in which Clytemnestra had entangled Agamemnon and which she herself displayed after his murder.)

— Aeschylus’s Agamemnon, trans. Richard Lattimore

 

You, who told me Fortune’s thunderbolts
always tapered the highest house
first: to You I sent
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