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Best Hoplites Poems

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Premium Member THE BATTLE OF THERMOPYLAE - A SPARTAN DEATH WISH - 480 BC
THE BATTLE OF THERMOPYLAE  - A SPARTAN DEATH WISH - 480 BC


300 Spartans or hoplites , the truly heroic     ...

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Categories: hoplites, august, soldier,
Form: Rhyme



My drealocks Lover
MY DREADLOCKS LOVER

Your dreadlocks flutters like streamers
Your thick dreadlocks spreads like tethers
Your eyes are like coffee mix with white lily

My lover, 
I come from a...

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Categories: hoplites, africa, art, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Till Ragnorak Comes
From Valhalla’s fortress of spears and shields,	
Valkyrie riders make their daily runs…
Crossing Bifrost to Midgard’s battlefields,		
Harvesting warriors till Ragnorak comes.

Flying from Valhalla on their war...

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Categories: hoplites, death, mythology, religion, song, war,
Form: Lyric
Scenes from History Vault
My mind is euphoric from scenes historic
Assyrian chariots innovative wheels bristling Mesopotamian plains
Paring the ranks of each, dated infantry formation
In Greece, anesthetizing anvil of the...

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Categories: hoplites, history
Form: Rhyme
Thermopylae: 300 At The Hot Gates
I can hear Thermopylae beckoning me upon my return
Leonidas’ voice calls me forward to battle with hardened pride

Time’s grains shifting bellowing out the past I...

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Categories: hoplites, introspection, life, people, time, visionary, words,
Form: Free verse



All That Was Sparta

Our lusty voice was in the tramp of narrow, winding,
     Scree-littered, deep-rutted roads;     
 Ravens, uttering guttural...

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Categories: hoplites, myth,
Form: Rhyme
Within These Pages
With every page turned
I discover traces of myself
Behind the tattered covers
Of old family diaries
In the words of Homer
Within the songs of America
Amongst the GI’s, Hoplites,...

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Categories: hoplites, history, introspection, life, people, philosophy, visionary,
Form: Free verse