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Best Achilles Heel Poems

Below are the all-time best Achilles Heel poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of achilles heel poems written by PoetrySoup members


And The Band Played On....Part I
Piranhas, within a canaries cannibal world....

Feasting upon the flesh, of another innocent and vulnerable life

Delivered by the hands of darkness' entrenched; unknowing but willing, messengers...

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Categories: achilles heel, life, love, people, time



One Month
I want to be the man who’ll be more than your man
I want to be the one you make your best friend
Not to replace the...

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Categories: achilles heel, anniversary, happiness, love, care,

Murdered Love
My love for you is a creature, a solid breathing 
Entity, a mangled creation of shadow-black flesh 
And the thread-like interwoven muscles of my 
Bleeding...

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Categories: achilles heel, death, devotion, lost love,

Modern Day Achilles Heel
this boy - 
he is mythology
he is the pomegranate sitting in persephone's 
palm - 
(looks can be deceiving)

this boy - 
he is a mirror
can show...

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Categories: achilles heel, anger, metaphor, mythology,

Premium Member Pie Chart Chaos
When Jill was asked to create a “Pie Chart”
She believed her teacher meant a la carte
     Using a Lego set
 ...

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Categories: achilles heel, food, humor,

Sonnet: ''A Student's Crush''
My lovely friend and favored professor; 
is it so wrong to love and to admire
you with so amorous a deep splendor
that knows no limits—just heartfelt...

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Categories: achilles heel, desire, feelings, lust, relationship,

Premium Member Rosalia - The Evil Black Witch of the Harz, Part Four
Rosalia - The Evil Witch of the Harz, Part Four

Rosalia’s Date with Destiny and the Power of Light and Goodness
It is said that the Almighty...

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Categories: achilles heel, allegory, evil, halloween, horror,

Premium Member Achilles Heel
We are gifted life
for later to be taken
so why emotion
that used to manipulate,
strength built on the fear of it.

© Harry J Horsman 2014  ...

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Categories: achilles heel, emotions,

"In The Name of 'Love!'" ~
There was a king once, along with his hearts queen....

Their fascinating empire was an amazing moment in time

Far above the other kingdoms amid this world...

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Categories: achilles heel, faith, hope, life, love

A Man

man’s Achilles’ heel
is not shown when he is mad
it’s when he’s in love







;)
Nov. 23, 2012
Note: This is Man's Nature this time not nature of nature.
I...

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© Galeo DS  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: achilles heel, nature,

Goodbye, Cruel Colleague
Appearance was your entire routine.
But truth is found if one looks deep enough.
A walking good first impression machine,
Yet something else when we cut through the...

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Categories: achilles heel, betrayal, evil, social, trust,

Premium Member THE UNREPENTANT VIRAGO
THE UNREPENTANT VIRAGO


Named for a man, my treason’s not my own
My tantalising tales tame his temerity
As I cling to the cliff-hanger 
Of my own biopic,...

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Categories: achilles heel, culture, irony, woman,

The Bird
Following the stupefying sensation of my heart
I take a long and high flight
With the wings of self-deception.
Having some kind of foolhardiness,
I fly in search of...

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Categories: achilles heel, betrayal, break up, death,

Cooler
Fifty years of bustin’ ass, I never had a dime,
If I had any balls at all, I’d’ve chose a life of crime;

I never owned a...

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© Luke Irwin  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: achilles heel, funny, life, me, fire,

Rejection
Our childhood was selfish reign
did nothing but cause personal pain
our parents did naught for the self-worth gain
but ridiculed us into shame.

All our lives we tried...

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Categories: achilles heel, how i feel, irony,

A Night On Gossamer Wings
You've drawn the feelings from within
And charged my mortal soul
The energy of your sweet love
Has filled me to the whole

I'm basking in the afterglow
I hear...

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Categories: achilles heel, love, sweet, me, sweet,

The Thinker
He is a great thinker,
they would often say.
For his gift they would often utter,
any cost we would be willing to pay.

Opportunities in solitude he would...

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Categories: achilles heel, happiness, passion, philosophy,

The Bad Year Befell (Annus Horribilis)
The bad year befell when the prior had passed so well,
With no warning night descended and a charmed existence ended
As a starving bird of prey...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: achilles heel, life,

Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 11
In a sudden nodding shift,
I was lifted into the air by the hard wings of the Devil
His putrid stench waking me from what seemed all...

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Categories: achilles heel, age, analogy, crazy, growth,

Spitfire
SPITFIRE

The heart beats at the beauty of 
The silent elegant beast
Getting close on the morning dew
Ready for this flying feast
Pulling the blade just once or...

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© Si Villan   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: achilles heel, war,

The Fear of Meeting Humanity
Being human means meeting humanity
fears come in holding vocal chords
amid this emotional rollercoaster
feels like sharp tipped swords

People causes nervousness within
their presence takes away any calm
such...

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Categories: achilles heel, fear, humanity,

Dark Skin
I was not told that I would be dark as a shadow in a solitary hole.
No not my soul, but the flesh that doesn't match...

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Categories: achilles heel, beauty, black african american,

Happily Ever After
I close my eyes
Squeeze them tight
Pray I float away
To some magical night

I’ve been wishing away the life I have
And dreaming of a life I’ll never...

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Categories: achilles heel, fantasy, future, life,

Skin Deep
Achilles' heel 
You’re another day older
The world’s much colder
She…

It’s not your fault
They were taken 
Don’t blame yourself 
for God’s mistake
Is…

Her beauty reflects your own
Her life...

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Categories: achilles heel, child, courage, death, faith,

Claire
Introspective, and charmingly coy,
her shyness enchanted my heart.
She wandered along in her own private world
quite unwilling to ration a part 

of her intricate mind full...

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Categories: achilles heel, friendship,