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Acheron Poems - Poems about Acheron

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Requiem at the River
...tolen as my heart still beats within my breast It is only my spirit that has slipped away to await the ferryman of Acheron Charon who skillfully pilots his skiff from there to where it flows into Styx He arrives and I pay the p......Read More
Categories: acheron, boat, death, love, mythology,
Form: Free verse



Persephone's Finger
...wears about its neck A garland of cancerous coils. Leied in aloha grief-- The oarsman sends greetings from the River Acheron. He hangs idly by in the background. Five-cent plastic bags dance along wisp-colored breezes Skims the dark......Read More
Categories: acheron, angst, character, day, death,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Athenian Epitaphs II
...Athenian Epitaphs II These are ancient Greek epitaphs for lost family and friends, including dogs and other animals ......Read More
Categories: acheron, animal, best friend, death
Form: Epitaph
Morbid fascination mine as covid-19 pandemic
...e, nonetheless minimal delay ferried them to awaiting quay where Charon doth ferry dead souls across Rivers Styx and Acheron resignedly where forced to abandon treasures they must relinquish all trapping he/she did parlay.......Read More
Categories: acheron, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member King of Kings: 1-90
...h ashen storm And throw back to the sun his hated light They crave instead the call from Endless Night Eternal Acheron, the void of space Where floats the Ferryman in powered kite They hear his oar disturb as he does race A......Read More
Categories: acheron, metaphor,
Form: Epic



Premium Member Beautiful Scars bestow Ivory Grace
...ers and rages oozes and festers in foul purulent rage Confusion needs contradictory feelings or one crosses Styx and Acheron too early And the boatman needs both oars and currents to negotiate drift wood and pain Any two master nee......Read More
Categories: acheron, celebration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member DEVIL GO HOME- -
...the abyss; Home is Abaddon eternal damnation, eternal punishment; Home is Sheol perdition; Home is Hades, Tartarus, Acheron, home is… Devil your home is Avernus, Niflheim home is.. Literary the pit, the shades; Home is..Satan pick up......Read More
Categories: acheron, angel, appreciation, lost, pride,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Achilles, His Heart and Soul Were Mortal
...etween Earth and the Underworld, often called "Hades" which is also the name of its ruler. The rivers Styx, Phlegethon, Acheron, Lethe, and Cocytus supposedly all converge at the center of the underworld on a great marsh, which sometimes is......Read More
Categories: acheron, courage, fantasy, hero, history,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Charon -- The Eternal Ferryman
...Charon—The Eternal Ferryman The mythical ferryman extraordinaire of such keen gaze, Who braves the Styx and Acheron in the deepest of haze. Charon is a most sordid God who relishes his work as the “Ferryman of Hades,” carr......Read More
Categories: acheron, dark, evil, fantasy, judgement,
Form: Couplet
Come Back Moses
...ide them near to heaven's throne, Since, Moses, that millennium woefully have I sunk to dwell on the dark river of Acheron -- the love of man has been my hell. It is whispered Moses among men, that God is dying -- it is no lie. G......Read More
Categories: acheron, america, anger, religion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Darkest Destiny
...es the Coachman devours Repast of putrid skin the last victim lies rotten one captured soul sinks into the river of Acheron final reward for the unwitting wounded prey Begins eternal downward descent drawn up and treasured by this ......Read More
Categories: acheron, dark, halloween,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Darkest Destiny
...es the Coachman devours Repast of putrid skin the last victim lies rotten one captured soul sinks into the river of Acheron final reward for the unwitting wounded prey Begins eternal downward descent drawn up and treasured by this ......Read More
Categories: acheron, dark, halloween, horror, imagination,
Form: Terza Rima
Benighted
...ight throughout the seasons. A journey, a dream thought to be Babel another crimson palm succumbs to this fable... Acheron, Marionette of Seethe Why have this Daemon gnaw in me? "Help... is... agony..." Her crippled hand tightens......Read More
Categories: acheron, anxiety, dark, death, depression,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member BRING ME TO DARKNESS
...h as Cocytus, in ancient times a river filled by tears betrayed, now howled by me, horrendous exodus, washed away to Acheron our blood, paid dearly by my living still, for them too late. Oh river of fire, oh Phlegethon, you burned M......Read More
Categories: acheron, dark, death, emotions, loneliness,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member UNICORN
...r off to distant land. You carry me, I you. You too. With caring hand, Caress your manes, use magic sand. Styx and Acheron we'll plough through! *** January 27, 2017 ......Read More
Categories: acheron, animal, encouraging, horse, inspirational,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme

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