The Tragedy of Oedipus Rex

okay.....to actually understand this poem...you have to know the whole story of oedipus rex.

Created by CallUsOldSouls on Thursday, October 30, 2008

Here is the story of Oedipus Rex

For no one can detest

Fate had a plan for him

Which he could not escape.

Put on mount Kitharion

Left there to die

Saved by a Shepard

To finish his fate.

He finally solved the riddle

Of the Great & Mighty Sphinx

He then became king

Of the city of Thebes.

Married his mother

Bore his brothers

Teiresias came with wisdom

And all was lost forever.

A dagger & a noose

Artifacts of their tragic end

The dagger in his eyes

The noose around her neck.

A blessing and a curse

The mountain came to be

A lonely Oedipus

And Creon the new king.

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