Aeneas Poems - Poems about Aeneas
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And Rome Vainly Waited For His Return
aeneas, beauty, history, nostalgia, peace,
...t stunned, but he was too far from home!
The Campanian landscape was the perfect setting
as Virgil brought to life Aeneas, the Trojan captain, escaping
burning Troy to realize his fate and embark for Italy without doubting;
and Rome ......Read More
aeneas, conflict, earth,
Hunt trolls and tame wraiths in the creeks.
Sauron for an ally. Nay! He be one of the bugs.
Homeric pen, sword of Aeneas, my fleet breaks the rocks.
Dragon killer, Smaug's arch-nightmare,
Bounty hunter, I slay beasts so rare
And ......Read More
Blue Headroom Dynamite
aeneas, 5th grade, allegory, anti
Form: Curtal Sonnet
...ing up in a glow
Just like Rome to fall away at the end of time
to pass the cup, to self-destruct on the vine
From Aeneas came the Trojan horde
Yet he ate his tables instead of fall on his sword
While some chanced Paris instead
As We Imagine Gods, Venus And Mars
aeneas, art, creation, humanity, meaningful,
...re, sex, fertility, prosperity and victory. In Roman mythology, she was the mother of the Roman people through her son, Aeneas, who survived the fall of Troy and fled to Italy. Julius Caesar claimed her as his ancestor. Venus was central to......Read More
Old 'White' Men, Part II
aeneas, culture, education, how i
...irgil, Coleridge, and Milton.
The war in heaven, by Milton made,
Tennyson’s immortal light brigade,
Virgil’s tale of Aeneas’ lost,
striving on a sea wind-tossed,
Albatrosses hung by the neck,
Evangeline dying heart-sick,
even the roa......Read More
Form: Free verse
...These were the gifts
From these twin tales
The exploits of pius Aeneas
Driven from his homeland
Driven by destiny
To seek a new home.
At the behest of Caesar
Did V......Read More
aeneas, beauty, death, father, fear,
...as the Greek
Once Sarpedon and Hector go down even the lucky shot
To Achilles' feet is not enough to save the town.
Aeneas is no match for wily Odysseus
Although unbeknownst to all he has the last laugh when Rome
Conquers Athens, the ......Read More
Canto XXVI Hell translation part2
Form: Terza Rima
...t his voice rumbling,
“From Circe I left, who held me for freak
More than one year there Gaeta just near,
Before Aeneas so named it, antique,
Neither the son’s sweetness, nor pity mere
Of ancient father, nor even love due
Which ......Read More
Dante's Hell, fourth canto, second part
Form: Terza Rima
...ul souls I was clearly shown
That seeing them in me I feel delight.
I saw Elettra with mates not alone,
Hector and Aeneas were there,
Caesar armed, with eyes of rapacious tone.
I saw Camilla and Pantasilea in pair;
On other side ......Read More
Divine Comedy, second canto
aeneas, fantasy, proposal,
Form: Terza Rima
...trength to the true belief
Which is the principle to salvage men.
But me, why should I come? Who gives motif?
I’m not Aeneas, and nor Paul I am;
On this is mine and others’ disbelief.
Because, if to come there I do not stem,
I fear that ......Read More
Brutus Iulius Trois page 08
...o serve Minerva's temple in Troy, bearing the Ajaxian curse.
As the oracle demanded Diomedes returned the Palladium to Aeneas
Then did all Greek suffering cease, Ulysees returned home.
Hesione's son Teucer founded a new Salamis in Cyprus......Read More
Brutus Iulius Trois page 05
...ew nation, a new people
the old Phoenix dies as the new Phoenix soars
above the flames of its fathers funeral pyre
Aeneas, Ulysses, now Brutus were exiles
let our new people follow the new Pendragon home.
Brutus Iulius Trois Page 03
aeneas, hero, history,
...he survivors separated scattered yet still seem undefeated
My Memnon a king assisted Troy and died a young hero.
Your Aeneas a hero abandoned Troy and died an old king
I do not hear you weep for old Aeneas
Memnon's heirs still wander t......Read More
Brutus Iulius Trois page 02
...not weep or cry in anger
Ascanius did not try to stop what was to come
doing such things had never helped his father Aeneas
Ascanius placed his faith in older prophecies made
and his trust in the protection of grandmother Venus
with p......Read More
Brutus Iulius Trois page 01
aeneas, adventure, history,
...ll the tale
of the way the world was
after noble Troy fell
Priam's kingdom scattered to dust and ashes
escaped had Aeneas cousin to Priam
westward fled guided by Venus
weary of wandering finding sweet rest
in the lands of Latinus, ......Read More