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Best Myth Poems

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


Premium Member Music To My Ears
Effervescent elation arises and dances to ancient echoes; the rhythm of the drums heartbeat.  
Champagne notes bubble into the night sky; night music of...

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Categories: animal, bird, dream, image, imagery, myth,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member I am not Brave
How brave the amaryllis is
emerging naked from the soil,
an umber golden spear to pierce
the heresy of August air.

I am not brave like pilgrim bulbs,
though planted...

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Categories: myth, color, flower, metaphor, nature,
Form: Blank verse
Here, Again: The Autumn Equinox
Written for the Avebury Gorsedd, 24th September 2016  
I wish you well...

I’m here, again…
Come riding in, upon the western wave
My hair all wove with...

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Categories: autumn, england, myth, nature, seasons, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Psychedelic Whistle Plays a Rhythm into the Darkness
A Psychedelic Whistle Plays a Rhythm into the Darkness

Entering the dark side of a moonbeam on this evil lens of life,
A gruesome old man recreates...

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Categories: dark, evil, fantasy, horror, metaphor, myth,
Form: Narrative
An Involuntary Shudder
                        VII.

An...

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Categories: myth,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Blood Red Moon
Blood Red Moon

Deep devouring passions bleed now from this solar eclipse 
As black blood flows from an evil army of “undead” beings 
Whose fangs hideously...

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Categories: dark, evil, fantasy, halloween, horror, myth,
Form: Quatrain
UNICORN
                 Like the UNICORN

At times I fear I am...

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Categories: myth, beauty, depression, horse, life, me, power,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member - A Psychedelic Whistle Plays a Rhythm Into the Darkness -

Entering the dark side of a moonbeam on this evil lens of life,
A gruesome old man recreates a murder time and time again, 
As the...

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Categories: dark, evil, fantasy, horror, metaphor, myth,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Butterflies of Saturn
Here are butterflies that skip 
Dull steps of metamorphosis
No isolation in coocoons
No gorging grubs like fat balloons
 Pure genesis on snow kissed  flowers
Comes with...

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Categories: myth, beauty, butterfly, fantasy, metaphor, planet,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member RAINBOW


green
            yellow
            ...

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Categories: color, fantasy, hope, myth, rainbow, surreal,
Form: Concrete
Rest Upon My Wings
Rest upon my wings
Climb up the old well
The old well of solitude
Of regrets in your vein
The old well of darkness
The old well of vacant...

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Categories: myth, beautiful,
Form: Lyric
Endymion,Lover Of The Moon
On summer hills  I watched you

I know you watched me too

Every night you waited for me

Every night I came to you

From shallow oceans I...

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Categories: love, muse, mythology,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Halloween's Evil Visage Cometh
Halloween’s Evil Visage Cometh

Halloween’s Evil Visage Cometh now alive in this famous predestined time
Where dubious shadow shades run a riot as the ghastly ghosts of...

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Categories: dark, evil, fantasy, halloween, horror, myth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Blood Red Moon
Blood Red Moon

Deep devouring passions bleed now from this solar eclipse 
As black blood flows from an evil army of “undead” beings 
Whose fangs hideously...

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Categories: dark, evil, fantasy, halloween, horror, myth,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Mystical Mermaid
hidden below the echoing cold indigo sea
     a mermaid dwells . . . 
mystical as told in myths if you believe
...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: myth, sea,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Bewitching Call of the Siren
The Bewitching Call of the Siren

She ululates a forlorn desire for a human love;
She’s pure evil, not from God’s Heaven above.
This siren’s seductive melody is...

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Categories: dark, death, evil, god, heaven, myth,
Form: Canzone
Premium Member Loch Ness - Constanza
Oh, Loch Ness monster, there you are,
from depths below to surface came...
and Nessie you are called by name.

'Neath eerie moon that glows afar
and thunder clouds...

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Categories: mystery, myth, truth,
Form: Rhyme
Eagle and the Dove
Gather around the sacred fire, my children
Let the embers' glow spark your curiosity
as we begin on this journey together;
to the time of how things once...

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Categories: allegory, bird, hate, love, myth, nature,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Irish Nectar of the Sun Goddess
Irish Nectar of the Sun Goddess

This mystical aura of golden radiant sunbeams so sublime
With a warm mead laying lovely below its enchanted neck,
Is breathless releasing...

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Categories: dream, fantasy, heaven, love, metaphor, myth,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member An Emerald, Most Rare
It was glorious ...

A glorious, glowing morn ...
crimson crept up the sky, as if air-brushed ...
little round globs of fair-weather clouds tiptoed on the reach,
(so...

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Categories: myth, beauty, color, memory, ocean, sea, travel,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member VINTAGE BOOKS


My Grandpa was inimitable… uncommon.
He could make a story out of a passing wind
and have me crying, giggling like an imp--
this God-given knack could spin...

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Categories: myth, books, grandfather,
Form: Narrative
So It Shall Be
“ So It Shall Be ”

Aye... then so it shall be...
as faire lass doth so request now o'me.
A'holler so 'twas that o'which she'd asked...
In a...

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Categories: myth, adventure, time, time,
Form: Rhyme
There Be Dragons

There Be Dragons


In that place where the Earth meets the sky
Where magic reigns with myth
There dwell, yet still, great dragons that fly
Blue unicorn and gryph...

Fantastical...

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Categories: myth, allegory, hope, introspection, sea,
Form: Verse
Buried Beneath
When the moon smiled crimson
weakness departs...
Set, you're the storm darkly clouding skies
across a red desert stained
in an ancient evil being
one spawned recoiled serpent deceiver
under the...

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Categories: myth, dark, desire, evil, fantasy, heart, mystery,
Form: Free verse
MiDnIgHt Verse-Introducing: Red Fiery and Poet Destroyer
The raven sky colored with white clouds 
lifted its veil 
Patiently waiting for its radiance to reveal 
I watch these stars while you bathe in...

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© Red Fiery  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: myth, sky, stars,
Form: Rhyme