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Best Iliad Poems

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Premium Member The Invention of Zero
Zero.
By which nothing is divided.
No zero
no negative
no opposite
no hope
no Adam, no apple, no marriage, no morning.
No mirror
no knowledge
no God, no soul, no ear lobe, no...

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Categories: iliad, father, future, home, hope, math, morning,
Form: Verse



Words Are to Writers
Words are to writers like flowers to bees, 
Oil to engines and thank you to please. 
They may be as heavy as concrete or lead...

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Categories: iliad, poetry, poets, words, writing,
Form: Free verse
A Poem Please: Just A Tease-Not For Contest
In the list I saw a new contest, entitled "A Poem Please."
At first glance I thought, "Is this for real or just a tease?"
The theme...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: iliad, humor, silly,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Paying For Lies With Lives
"Sing to me, Muse, of the wrath of Achilles." - Iliad, Line 1

Western dreams were born in wrath,
Overmastering all the noble aims of reason.
The bloom...

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Categories: iliad, angst, death, history, introspection, loss, sadmen,
Form: Chant Royal
Premium Member Errata Poem
"A person's tongue is a twisty thing, 
     there are plenty of words there of every kind, 
   ...

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Categories: iliad, confusion, funny,
Form: ABC



Educational Philosophy Parody on Theme for English B
The instructor said,

Go home and write
a page tonight.
And let that page come out of you--
Then, it will be true.

I wonder if it’s that simple?
I am...

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Categories: iliad, education, school, school,
Form: I do not know?
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: iliad, blue, daughter, father, jewish, metaphor, pain,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Tyrian Sails Across Stormy Seas Sailed
Tyrian Sails Across Stormy Seas Sailed

Tyrian sails across stormy seas sailed,
and a bold prince they deliver
At every port cheerily he was hailed,
as an arrow straight...

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Categories: iliad, conflict, history, passion, romance, strength, symbolism,
Form: Rhyme
The Stela epic, PART 1 of 8
The Stela Epic by DR. Mohammed F A Alrazak

The grains of sand, the drops of rain, makes the stage for souls to play 
The prints...

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Categories: iliad, culture, freedom,
Form: ABC
A British Diary passing millenium
The ask of cultures. 
Dutch to Portugal, do you think colonisation of fruit and lands and their inhabitants was the fairest exchange of our tactics...

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© john night  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: iliad, culture, time, travel, true love, trust,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Get the Most Out of Life of Pi
To read or watch movies, that is the question.
When tired at workday's end, depressed about death's
certainty and my recent surgery
unable to contribute purpose
i.e., figure out...

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Categories: iliad, children, death, friend, god, ocean, stars,
Form: Verse
Love Your Goldfish As Yourself
Feed your goldfish before you leave 
Love them as you love yourself
The bible tells us all fish are created equal 

Some people prefer baby guppies
Because...

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Categories: iliad, abuse, education, fish, health, identity, language,
Form: Free verse
THE NINE MUSES OF THE ARTS
The nine muses
Daughters of Zeus
Inspiring of mortals
And nurturers of the arts
The first was,
The divine Calliope,
Beautiful-voiced,
Was the muse of the epic poets
A writing tablet in her...

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Categories: iliad, artlove, muse, poetry,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Four Word Poems
You'll soon lose interest in walking
and talking and wearing the cap
of a fool. You'll.
           ...

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Categories: iliad, car, care, dream, father, hurt, poems,
Form: Verse
Talos
I stoked every fire echoing into the mouth of arthritis?
A rhyming balm develops epileptic quasar fear?
If so, will he enter arbitration “Sold Out”?
Sleep wills She...

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Categories: iliad, conflict, myth, nonsense, pain, relationship,
Form: Prose Poetry
Extensions Of The Girl
She was eminently qualified in numbers  
Held fast to the beliefs in physical objects  
Felt every molecule down to her mortal soul
Religion guided...

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Categories: iliad, adventure, celebrity, history, mystery, philosophy, religious,
Form: Free verse
Bolder She Is A Clemency
On the wings of her 21th derail
Of Shakespearean and Vigil's asked thee her name
Who is she?
Bolder she is a clemency!
Of her atoms glowing her frontier
Arena's...

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© Amor Otong  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: iliad, memory,
Form: Sonnet
Brownian movement writ large
Akin to daffodils got to puff the magic dragon GoDaddy seed achieve
visibly absent pride and prejudice where aggrieve
ment unseen, as careening human bits believe
where forebears...

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Categories: iliad, adventure, age, allusion, conflict, confusion, humanity,
Form: Dramatic Verse
That Horse
Every scepter, every throne,
  reverts again anew

The god’s, their will divided,
 —an Iliad of ‘truth’    

A war of good intentions,
 ...

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Categories: iliad, judgement,
Form: Rhyme
Life and Death

As is the generation of leaves
So is that of humanity
The wind scatters the leaves on the ground
But the live timber burgeons with leaves
Again in the...

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© Nigel Fox  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: iliad, life,
Form: Classicism
Premium Member OUR TRACED PATH
OUR TRACED PATH*


My fellow men,
Travelers are we 
On life’s journey well planned in advance  
Without our consent,
Let us 
Obediently follow our traced path
Resisting not...

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Categories: iliad, life, philosophy,
Form: Epigram
RHAPSODY
RHAPSODY

With  reverence to a reverie
No amount of words to alleviate
With deep longings of overture
Turning a rhapsody so complete
As in Iliad and Odyssey’s romance.
I’ll come...

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Categories: iliad, love,
Form: Rhyme
Vomit (Too Much Ale)
Triple cointreau not a good idea.
I read books before they are thrown on the fire.
Leviathan and Iliad
Good books sometimes seem bad.
This land I inhabit not...

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Categories: iliad, lifebooks, books,
Form: Free verse
AWAKE AMERICA
AWAKE AMERICA
                       ...

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Categories: iliad, 10th grade, america, freedom, patriotic, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
Battle cries
The urge to surge the words
to flow as a stream in Arreau
thrashing partially submerged rocks
reverberating a melodious song
waiting to be heard
from a blank sheet of...

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© ravi kiran  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: iliad, allegory, emo, environment,
Form: Free verse