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Premium Member Hector
Poiseidon's waters roil and roar
All up and down the craggy coast;
Their winedark waves have brought the host
Of foreign men all drunk for glory,
For the sake...

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Categories: hector, history, loss, warfather, father,
Form: Rhyme

A quest for power is a quest of faith.

The mythology states rank is gave.

An empty mind lacks the ability to form hate.

Insofar, what is the...

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Categories: hector, conflict, death, success, vanity,
Form: Rhyme
Hector McLean.
Not Grandpa, nor Grandad or anything in between,
He was simply Uncle Hec to us, was dear old Hec Mclean.
The Western District, up Casterton way,...

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Categories: hector, childhood, memory,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Achilles, Bloody Battles, Death's Black Hand As Was Fated Part Three, the Conclusion
Achilles, Bloody Battles, Death's Black Hand As Was Fated
Part Three, (the Conclusion)

Dawn, bright rays fell upon Achilles and his band
exiting ship, Greek sandals felt soft...

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Categories: hector, art, character, dedication, literature,
Form: Rhyme
A CLASSIC SUMMER IN GREECE for fantasy contest

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Categories: hector, life, lost love, love,
Form: Couplet

Ode to Troy
Your buildings were burned,
Your walls they were torn,
And just like that Priam's Kingdom was no more.

Your damnation was brought on by the lusts of a...

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Categories: hector, history, mythology,
Form: Ode
Premium Member In Love's Embrace This Soul Shall Flourish
In Love's Embrace This Soul Shall Flourish
(Collaboration Nicola Byrne and Robert Lindley)

“Beloved, forgive my reservations, for dismay has taken hold;
Though thy love has cast infinite...

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Categories: hector, art, beautiful, creation, heart,
Form: Rhyme
In The Minds Fixed Eye

In the minds fixed eye I see five newly discovered graves,              

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Categories: hector, myth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member TROY

(Dedication: For Michael Zachary, my son)

Sense this knowing: can the blind see?
Homer still sings fond tragedy.

Troy was a thought where siege was laid,
A war well...

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Categories: hector, devotion,
Form: Couplet
Our mate Charlie the drover
Our Mate Charlie Brummell
Yes mate we went a droving back in nineteen fifty eight, 
The drovers cook was pretty rough, he couldn`t wash a plate....

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Categories: hector, adventureold, home, day, home,
Form: Rhyme
South African Freedom Day
freedom day 
(april the 27th 1994)

far too many brave compatriots died


flooding rivers of tears were cried

far too many families ripped apart


daggers cutting into their heart


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Categories: hector, forgiveness, history, hope, life,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Dante's Hell, fourth canto, second part
Continuation from previous poem

We reached the footer of a castle steep,
Seven times by walls encircled very tall,
Defended by a river hard to leap.

We overpassed it...

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Categories: hector, fantasy,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Hoarder
I collect tins and bags
of coffee, Hector brings
me, for future

Some unknown calamity,
I will have all the

Tins and bags of
gold, a hoard to

Safe passage, ammo, maybe...

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Categories: hector, angst
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Robot-Assisted Surgery
Appointment to have organ removed by robot-assisted surgeon.
Air-conditioned, no mosquitoes in the OR. When you arrive
You'll remove all your clothes. Naked before the ladies, nurses

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Categories: hector, beauty, death, father, fear,
Form: Verse
An epic Woman
An Epic Woman  

Woman tell me your thoughts
Shall I be the fool and you the teacher?
Am I your Adonis, or do you see a...

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Categories: hector, fantasy, love, me, woman,
Form: Classicism
Premium Member Watching Homer Struggle
Watching Homer struggle
to explain how a god wounded by a mortal
cannot die but may thereafter live with minor pain

and the humor when that god
complains to...

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Categories: hector, blue, daughter, father, jewish,
Form: Verse
The Warrior Spirit
Battle me, ill thrash thee into dust
Warrior spirit bust with a carnage thrust to ya chest
Evolving the sun into my godliness throne
But the moon says...

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© Kyle Cray  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hector, history
Form: Free verse

OK  Let’s get started, huh?
Well, ladies and gentlemen, on this sad occasion, it is my painful duty to welcome 
You all to the farewell...

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Categories: hector, funnyfamily, education, family, me,
Form: Prose Poetry
(continued from PART  ONE)

Why I’ve seen him countless times, regurgitate old dog faeces onto fresh bread  
And listened  to his quiet voice...

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Categories: hector, funnyold, old,
Form: Prose Poetry
Night Soil Man 3
   On the streets, mothers grilled  guttersnipes,
   Not to squeeze runny nose and runaway,
   Perchance met by chance,

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Categories: hector, time
Form: Free verse
The Busy Bees Life
The busy bee carried the nector
From one flower to another
Moved her exhausted wings, struggled like Hector
She fall, but she shall die but not serve the...

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Categories: hector, adventure, children, funny, life,
Form: I do not know?
A Day out at the Zoo
.Now here's a short story of Lou,
Who spent a whole day at the zoo.
And while he was there,
He met a fine pair,
Of friendly and beautiful...

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Categories: hector, children, imagination,
Form: Rhyme
Epic Pursuits
Back in the mists of time
Were stories sung 
Where minds in thrall by minstrels 
Were held
With tales revealing 
Viscerality and viciousness
The currency of glory and...

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Categories: hector,
Form: Free verse
Shel Silverstein
I am intrigued by Shel Silverstein
His passion and his works
His obscure way of rhyming
Making fun of other's quirks

Unique, unusual, surprising
Funny and clever is a given...

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Categories: hector, peopleworld,
Form: Rhyme
The Cuban Defector
let’s welcome the Cuban defector
suggesting he steer to our vector
we could send our own boat
learning Spanish by rote
then pray that he’s better than Hector....

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Categories: hector, appreciation,
Form: Limerick