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Best Icarian Poems

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

Premium Member Icarian Wings In Midnight Dreams
Icarian Wings In Midnight Dreams

What of hidden *Icarian wings that yet soar
dreams of blue heavens, where hearts rest forever more
Soft shadows cast by day, deep...

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Categories: icarian, bird, courage, flying, mythology, sun, symbolism,
Form: Sonnet

Resurrecting Icarus
Resurrecting Icarus
A Modern Moral Fable
Rick Folker
Kansas City, Mo

Daedalus claimed the sky,
Built a labyrinth from which
Theseus could fly
Minos enraged, entombed the 
Treacherous Daedalus in a tower

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Categories: icarian, allegory, death, growth, mythology, pride,
Form: Classicism
Drowning in  the depths of despair
Their waves of guilt and impotence
Thundering through  his brain
The roar drowning out
The anguished pleas
Of family and friends.

Trapped within...

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Categories: icarian, angst, depression, suicide,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member INK

Indelible etchings
ingrained on a stone hearts
insatiable desire.
Icarian escape
igniting defiant
incantations of hope’s
inescapable truth.


submitted to – Pleiades I – poetry contest


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Categories: icarian, poetry, writing,
Form: Verse
Between the night and day 
I will go-
for an icarian fall.

A commitment to resistance 
was over. I am
melting under the moon.

Hold my hand. A 

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Categories: icarian, art,
Form: ABC

Icarus Falling
Daedalus in his heart wept
While far below plunged Icarus
A father's words unheeded
Both sun and sea corrupted
Wax melting,feathers heavy with spray
What a poor fisherman witnessed
Youth's folly...

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Categories: icarian, death, father son, memory,
Form: Blank verse