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Charon Poems | Examples of Charon Poetry

Charon Poems. Below are examples of poems about charon. This list of poetry about charon is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of charon poetry. This list of works about charon is a great resource for examples of charon poems and show how to write poems about charon. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Charon Poems

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Premium Member Poem Achilles, His Heart and Soul Were Mortal Robert Lindley Rhyme charon, courage, fantasy, hero, history,
When We Were Gods Chris D. Aechtner Free verse charon, history, mythology,
Premium Member Poem Charon -- The Eternal Ferryman Gary Bateman Couplet charon, dark, evil, fantasy, judgement,
Flames Of Madness Fire tom mcmurray Quatrain charon, addiction, adventure,
A further discussion with Neptune Susan Baquie Blank verse charon, myth, ocean, sky,
Blue Iris Richard H. Dunsany Dramatic monologue charon, anger, anxiety, beauty, dream,
Mein Ek-Parinda Atul Thakur Rhyme charon, age, bird, career, growth,
Dante once said to the boatman Jerome Malenfant Limerick charon, humorous,
Premium Member Poem The River Styx Winged Warrior Couplet charon, analogy, deep, evil, mythology,
Premium Member Poem The End Gary Bateman Lyric charon, change, death, god, heaven,

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Brave Men Wade Into Shadows On Death's Ground
by Robert Lindley
Brave Men Wade Into Shadows On Death's Ground

Power of one secret word can shatter all,
 send men into war and deadly harms way.
Dead and dying...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charon, conflict, dark, death, judgement,

For The Love of Apollo
by Emily Becker
You were too beautiful for me.
Your song forever burning in my mind,
oh love, will they make a myth of us i wonder?
too light, too divine,...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charon, anger, beauty, betrayal,

Is There Anyway to Cross the River Styx
by Su Ben
one said that some cross the river paying the fare to Charon
the blunt old bearded ferryman, while others cross the waters 
with no money but...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charon, death, imagery, river, sad,

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Stygian Doubts-The Catacombs of Saint Francis, Lima, Peru
by Debbie Guzzi
The rottenness of it all is no less foul for having been bleached white. This is the conclusion I come to. I walk with a...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charon, adventure, allusion, faith,

the rich of hores
by DON JOHNSON
The terrible curse of the tory boor,
To cheat your brother, rob him sure,
To steal away his downtrodden wife,
To want not yours,
Then curse does bite,
Moral flaws...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charon, adventure,

The Process
by M. L. Kiser
On the river Styx, 
Charons’ boat moves quite slowly; 
the passage solemn; 
it will cost you for the ride.
Charon does not work for free.

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charon, death, poems, poetry,

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THE CROSSING
by Demetrios Trifiatis

1.
On the bank of oblivion’s river 
A soul hastily arrives   
Wishing to cross on the other side
Where eternity resides 

2. 
Has been preparing...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charon, death of a friend,

Tiger Lilies
by Skyy Allen
Stargazing tiger lilies
Riding in the backseat of the night
Feeling so strange
So extraordinary 
Pointing fingers at the streaming lights
Whizzing through the summer night
Wasting time skipping stars
The...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charon, allegory,

Tory doors
by DON JOHNSON
Tory door

The
terrible curse of
the Tory boor,
To cheat your
brother, rob him
sure,
To steal from his
downtrodden wife,
To want - not yours,
The curse does bite,
Moral flaws 4 sure,
4 greed...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charon, adventure,

Pluto Slam It Planet
by Earl Schumacker
       Pluto Slam It Planet  

It was Aug. 26, 2006 in Prague
Some guys got together for grog
Astronomers by...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charon, abuse, betrayal, celebrity, hope,

Pass
by Goode Guy
Gatekeeper to the compost pile
the boatman for the river Styx
I'm trying to cross the last mile
adventure's done, I'm calling it quits

Shadowed Charon silhouettes the dark...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charon, death, imagination, satire, society,

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Dante's Divine Comedy III Canto translation
by Mario DE PAZ
“Through me you enter the city of woe
Trough me you enter the eternal pain
Through me you go to people lost below.

Justice inspired my highest factor...

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Terza Rima | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charon, fantasy,

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THE CROSSING
by Demetrios Trifiatis
THE CROSSING* 

1.
On the bank of oblivion’s river 
A soul hastily arrives   
Wishing to cross on the other side
Where eternity resides 

2. 
Has...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charon, courage, freedom, heaven, mystery,

9 toes
by DON JOHNSON
9toes

The bloody 9toes needed boots,
Cos he had just nine toes,
Big toe in the back wheel had slipped,
Push bike has caused his woes,

got him for carnal...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charon, adventure,

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Death's Door
by Debbie Guzzi
caves of agony 
hold my captured force fed form 
weapons befriend and kill me
blood sport brings death's teeth
the desiccating sun burns
my short sword and shield...

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Choka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charon, death, funeral, death, death,

Price of War
by DON JOHNSON
yet it is the price of war,
though blood does flow,
 the bloody more,
mankinds curse is frightening,
and death speaks in the writing,
old Charon pulls the oar,
on...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charon, adventure,

The Spectre
by David Smalling
I cannot confess I am looking
To climb the sun greased pole
Nor do I relish the slippery convex of the world
Where I must watch my going...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charon, death, sun,

An Urn in Time - for Dr Clarke, Egyptologist
by L'nass Shango
He was our best, an urn in time
With all the fragments of jewelled history
But now today hear how the bells chime
The griot's pen scroll another...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charon, black african american, death,

The Boatman
by Nadine Dockstader
Charon the boatman. what a ghastly old soul
Eternal death for the man with no toll
No Garden of Eden on the other side
Climb in the boat...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charon, philosophy,

schitzo
by DON JOHNSON
Voices in me flaming head,

wont shut up, who is Fred?

pull yer head in bloody nong,

no i don't need a sarong,

go to bed. 


schitzo phrenia...was it...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charon, adventure, me,