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Best Heroic Poems

Below are the all-time best Heroic poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of heroic poems written by PoetrySoup members


Sailors Follow
Those stars that sailors follow
Guiding less the sea to swallow

And the night seas black as tar
Beyond the wave a land afar

Halyards taught, blocks in tallow
Breezes...

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Categories: heroic, seastars,
Form: Heroic Couplet



The Blood Stained Bridge
Into the timeless wood he fled, running from the night
While demons of his past gave chase beneath the pale moonlight
The man dressed in soiled rags,...

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Categories: heroic, allegory,
Form: Heroic Couplet
Written In the Sand
WRITTEN IN THE SAND

The Big Five—Africa’s pride in the vast open wild
Buffalo, Rhinoceros, Elephant, Leopard and Lion
Their prey—scattered Impala, Kudu and Waterbuck
On hardened dust… their...

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Categories: heroic, analogy, introspection, proposal,
Form: Heroic Couplet
Necromancer (The Haunting Continues...)
In the cemetery I walk, so dark it is this night.
 Hoping that the Ghouls won't start to bite.
I feel the tug of the dead,...

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Categories: heroic, death, fantasy, imaginationdark, dark,
Form: Heroic Couplet
Yes, Mother
Looking back to memories bright,
I remember she’d teach me wrong from right.
“Clean your plate.  There are others who have none.”
“Do your homework, and let...

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Categories: heroic, childhood, inspirational, mom, mother,
Form: Heroic Couplet



The Sea In Her Heart
Her heart sailed away from me into the sea,
Her love for me is just a fading memory.
I think of her love and faint to pray,
I...

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Categories: heroic, lost love, me, heart,
Form: Heroic Couplet
Crying In the Rain
Crying in the Rain
Lurking behind the curtain of world war ;
You cheer to a Monday Night Raw;
        ...

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Categories: heroic, abuse,
Form: Heroic Couplet
Perfect Winter Night
This is a perfect winter night to tandem thyself with my sizzling nerves 
Candle light stuns thy hips moving in wine-red skirt, penning killer curves
O’...

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Categories: heroic, girlfriend-boyfriend, loveme,
Form: Heroic Couplet
Premium Member Zephyr's Magic
Zephyr’s Magic

I feel the delight of Zephyr’s Magic,
As I walk in nighttime mist majestic.  

This West wind caresses my very soul,
As I walk earful...

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Categories: heroic, allegory, dream, imagery, journey,
Form: Heroic Couplet
Stronger Than She Thinks.....
She is a loving mother, 
 her pain is like no other.
Kids taken all at once away.
 A price too steep to have to pay.

Holds...

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Categories: heroic, angst, depression, devotion, faith,
Form: Heroic Couplet
Saint Blackheart
Saint Blackheart walks the Autumn streets and smiles with diamond eyes;
   She's well-aware of what you think, but listens to your lies.
Confess your...

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Categories: heroic, allegory, death, imagination, introspection,
Form: Heroic Couplet
The First Full Moon
Almost a month since that fateful night
That I was bitten under the full moon's light.
I am still here but with a yearning
And wonder why a...

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Categories: heroic, fantasy, imagination, mysteryme, me,
Form: Heroic Couplet
I Hate To Admit It
~ Inspired by the likes of Hoplessly Devoted to You ~

The reflection of your beauty are shadows on the wall,
The abstract of your spirit is...

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© Jesse Day  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: heroic, absence, allusion, beauty, clothes,
Form: Heroic Couplet
Abomination
ABOMINATION

Abomination is my name.
There is no passion I've not felt.
Yearning pens attempt at fame
Dare each relationship to melt.

There is no struggle that I scorn.
There is...

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Categories: heroic, emotions, life, me, passion,
Form: Heroic Couplet
We Sisters Three
We sisters three
Do so decree
That these men
Know their sin.

Reaz, you mortal Fool
Illy was your sacred Jewel.
How could you endlessly cheat 
And lead her on with...

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Categories: heroic, fantasy, imagination, mysterywords,
Form: Heroic Couplet

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