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Odysseus' Siren Song

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© 11-06-2011, G. V., All Rights Reserved
© 07-05-2013, G. V., All Rights Reserved
(Iambic tetrameter)


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Odysseus' Siren Song

Odysseus' Siren Song

A wraith she was to mend and soothe;
a blueish skein she had to twine,
my destiny's she held the truth,
beneath the stars' ironic shine;

I know; the winds shall meet knots lost;
my stare's on trails to dear home field,
a chorus of sunk souls foremost,
recites old songs of nimbus' grief.

My Siren spoke; from far beyond,
the height of skyward domes and stars,
our wishing spells above a pond,
where winds remind my verse and mars.

Sea vastness spreads, recalls are voiced,
- from countless depths, I feel the scythe
on Stygian links, her kiss is moist
- in Hades' darkness, the souls writhe;

from faraway she cares again
to touch my lips and sing her notes,
a song of death to my arcane,
black Acheronian ship that floats.

Our steadfast sails to lines of gray,
the years we passed forever shine,
inside the winds the notes convey
her Siren's song to end my twine.

© G. V., 11-06-2011
(Iambic tetrameter)

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  1. Date: 8/2/2013 4:52:00 PM
    great lines you got up there,,,, I started to write one such as this. Though I haven't finished it yet ;}

  1. Date: 7/31/2013 2:32:00 PM
    From far away she cares again/to touch my lips and sing her notes-Can t get more romantic than this-How beautiful..Adding the poet to my favourite poets list : )

  1. Date: 7/11/2013 9:23:00 PM
    Such a beautiful roll and flow.......a Siren's song that is so enchanting. Thanks for this. SuZ

  1. Date: 7/7/2013 3:37:00 PM
    beautifully penned most enjoyable read Shadow x smiles

  1. Date: 7/7/2013 2:18:00 PM
    You've got rhythm..Enjoyed reading your complex work..Very talented..Sara

  1. Date: 7/7/2013 10:56:00 AM
    oh my, giorgio... flawless rhtymn and meter woven in a tapestry of subtle pining interspersed with delightful imagery, novel metaphor, and a poetic skill to boot!... :)) hugggs

  1. Date: 7/7/2013 8:27:00 AM
    Wow to this superb write my dear friend, Giorgio! You're also a great poet indeed! You write so well! Kudos my dear friend! I'm so glad to stop by this evening here to read this very impressive masterpiece of yours. Thank you so much for sharing! So love it & enjoyed.Thanks a lot as well for sharing with me more about villanelle. I've visited this morning the website you've shared with me & enjoyed the best examples. Thank you so much! Have a great weekend! love lots & big hugs, Leonora