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Best Mythology Poems

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


Premium Member The Mythology of Pegasus
Born from the neck of his beheaded mother,
as her blood soaked the ground,
he rose and soared from the gore,
a beautiful winged stallion
most wondrous and divine...

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Categories: mythology,
Form: Free verse



Narcissus meets his Nemesis - A Collab with Victor Buhagiar
POTW 15 July 2018       

              Reverberations...

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Categories: desire, mythology, vanity,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Achilles, The Journey To Troy, Part Two
Achilles, The Journey To Troy, 
(Part Two) of (Part One-titled, Achilles, His Heart and Soul Were Mortal)

Achilles, The Journey To Troy

Woe! wretched horrors Olympic gods...

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Categories: mythology, art, death, hero, literature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Yet My Mind Holds Invincible Summer Hues
Yet My Mind Holds Invincible Summer Hues

Bitter cold, ice ravages red-cliffs in my veins
Yet my mind holds invincible summer hues
O' Darkness thy black-hand my spirit...

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Categories: mythology, art, creation, dark, dedication,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Tale Of Lemuria, Master Poe, Pen And I
(Lemuria: A hypothetical "lost land" variously located in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.)
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The Tale Of Lemuria, Master Poe, Pen And I

Its birth a shake of...

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Categories: mythology, appreciation, art, creation, imagination,
Form: Narrative



VOICE OF GOD
Why are you so sad ?, Have you lost anything ??
If lost, then what ??? I think it is nothing.....
You stepped earth with your empty...

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Categories: god, mythology,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Achilles, Bloody Battles, Death's Black Hand As Was Fated Part Three, the Conclusion
Achilles, Bloody Battles, Death's Black Hand As Was Fated
Part Three, (the Conclusion)

Dawn, bright rays fell upon Achilles and his band
exiting ship, Greek sandals felt soft...

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Categories: mythology, art, character, dedication, literature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Chimera

Bellerophon was sent for by king Lobates of Lycia
And given the dangerous task of slaying the Chimera
A fierce creature like a lion with a goats...

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Categories: animal, mythology,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Gods at the Comedy Club
The house was full
Of Gods and deities
The curtain call was soon
The water vasos were poured
And became the finest of wines
The bread multiplied
The baker you see
Was...

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Categories: mythology, art, butterfly, gothic, humorous,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Betrayed Expectations
I flew to Olympus, to find its heart,	
armour intact against Hades’ dark wrath.	
At birth the power of light made its start	  
as Homer's ghost...

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Categories: mythology,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Achilles, His Heart and Soul Were Mortal
Achilles, His Heart and Soul Were Mortal
Part One- (Years Before Troy)

Achilles* woke, his slain foes calling out his name
hearing merciless woes, his sharpen sword they...

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Categories: mythology, courage, fantasy, hero, history,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Goddess Of Blessed Redemption
The Goddess Of Blessed Redemption

She gave me a foundation of love's pleasures
complete with wondrous bountiful measures
she a gentle goddess of golden hues,
swept this heart away,...

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Categories: mythology, art, beautiful, imagination, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme
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 Summer's Zephyr
 Zephyrus, the god of the wind from the west
 Gently blows where the lily grows
 He is springtime's welcome guest

 In early summer he...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mythology, nature, wind,
Form: Terzanelle
Premium Member Blessed Outcomes
Decades of mystic dreamers have worn the path
trod across the leys, coupling pairs within Stonehenge.
Beneath the Wiltshire skies cornflower blue; they lust,
lotus-eaters, loose-limbed, seeking a...

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Categories: desire, devotion, love, mythology,
Form: Alexandrine
The Return of the Gay Knight
For my satire group, and for Will; a fairy tale

To a fanfare of horns
The young knight returned
With a tale of slain dragons to tell
The princesses...

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Categories: mythology, community, fantasy, humor, love,
Form: Rhyme
The Solstice Door
The light is coming and I wish you well...

Behind the running, running man the land
Lies silent, fallow, haunted by the cry
Of one lone mourning rook...

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Categories: life, light, mystery, mythology,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member For This Is The Story, An Old Poet Sought Not To Miss
For This Is The Story, An Old Poet Sought Not To Miss
 (Part One)

I've ate Eden's last apple, coveted Jason's* golden fleece
chained myself in caverns...

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Categories: creation, fantasy, hyperbole, mythology,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Crimson Rose
Crimson Rose 

Against all odds, your destiny, 
To live and grow, your history...
You grew and bloomed with all your might 
With drops of rain and...

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Categories: allegory, art, mythology, rose,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member The First Gathering, The Wrath, The Return Of Zeus

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The First Gathering, The Wrath, The Return Of Zeus
( "Wherein Fate and Destiny Reign Over Blind Worship )


Else the throngs of mortals find the truth,
...

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Categories: mythology, art, corruption, creation, imagination,
Form: Classicism
A Gnome's Life
I would write a little poem
if I weren't a little gnome
Little gnomes have gnarled fingers
where no pen can ably linger

All my writing's done, you see
by...

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Categories: humorous, mythology, romantic,
Form: Rhyme
Maiden of the moon
*****Anyone who knows my poetry knows how I often use Greek mythology in my works. This poem revolves around the idea of the moon longing...

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Categories: moon, mythology, romance,
Form: Romanticism
The Way of the Damned
Sisyphus pushes his rock up hill
While Atlas bears his load.
Damned by the ire of capricious gods,
Forced down a toilsome road.

And so it is with the...

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© Dean Wood  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: drug, mythology,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Reflections on My Seventieth Birthday
                        


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Categories: mythology, birthday, emotions, introspection, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Aphrodite, In Sweet Dreams Of Bliss I Cry Out To You, Sonnet Doubles
Aphrodite, In Sweet Dreams Of Bliss I Cry Out To You,
Sonnet Doubles

Aphrodite, princess of my romantic dreams
burning flames to my heart's inner desires
your beauty gifted,...

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Categories: mythology, appreciation, art, beauty, dream,
Form: Sonnet