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

              Reverberations...

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Categories: desire, mythology, vanity,



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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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mythology,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Premium Member Where lilies grow
 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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Premium Member Mythology of Celtic Circles
In the days of mystic Merlin and captivating Celtic lore
The Ancient Druids danced and exuberantly did explore
The Celtic Circles of cityscapes and festive furthermore

They gathered...

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Categories: destiny, mythology, philosophy,

Premium Member TENTACLES
In the heart of the blackest abyss, down, 
Down, in fathoms deep crypt, where light
Does not penetrate, and the structured protective hauls,
Of men, are crushed...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mythology, boat, fantasy, halloween, history,

Premium Member OUT OF THE WATER
Hooves of aquatic thunder these white steeds
Of wonder, slamming against the coral reef
As hail storms rage, set us free their voices
Softly speak through the seashells...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mythology, adventure, america, beauty, imagination,

Athena's Companion
Phantom of wisdom in stealth of night;
mysteries of darkness revealed by your sight.

Appearing much older than your earthly years;
an ageless soul with no death to...

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Categories: mythology, universe,

Premium Member Betrayed Expectations
Betrayed Expectations 
    (Sonnet) 

I flew to Olympus, to find its heart	
armor intact against Hades' dark wrath.
At birth the power of light...

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Categories: mythology, appreciation, art, imagination, mystery,

Premium Member The Gods of Winds
A warring god of wind storms and lightening,
Rudra, rough looking, well built, braided hair
Golden in color, of firm limbs widening
With streaks of lightening and fearful...

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Categories: god, mythology, wind,

Premium Member From 'Ancient Greece'
Love of truth
the very light of Greece
A peninsula thrust out
like a bony hand,
‘God-tormented Greece,’
Zeus exclaimed, 
“I shall give man ‘an evil,’ as the price of...

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Categories: change, mythology, society,