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Colosseum Poems - Poems about Colosseum

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Premium Member all roads lead to death way of the roman colosseum "the emperor hard determinism no gladiator spares." --classical studies, lesson 1: "physics rules with an iron thumbs down" "contrary to popular ......Read More
Categories: colosseum, truth,
Form: Sonnet

Aussie Adventures of Skeet and Rich
... I With all the world a thousand feet below was the morn on New Year’s Day, and ‘neath a shining weightless wing the sea cliffs steep of Botany Bay. And t......Read More
Categories: colosseum, holiday, journey,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Weathered
... Diminished by age, a weathered existence limps Crutching dimmed vision and impaired limbs, Much wiser that before, it speaks wisdom words Entertaining grandkids in stories that enlighten, W......Read More
Categories: colosseum, age, old,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member And Rome Vainly Waited For His Return
...On sunny days walk beneath the aesthetic pine trees that gently undulate in the tepid Roman breeze, their image is reflected in the Tiberius' flowing water; majestic is the Colosseum, the mighty p......Read More
Categories: colosseum, beauty, history, nostalgia, peace,
Form: Lyric
2 Mikey
...Poor Mikey gave everything he had for fifteen minutes under lights (and they are expensive lights). He went down not once but twice in the same game with the same head (his only one). Rules ......Read More
Categories: colosseum, conflict, football, high school,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member My bucket lists a little pail
... I suppose the usual suspects, should fill up this poem, City of lights, ancient pyramids, colosseum in Rome, To be honest I seen all these places, sitting playing the slots, Yeah we’re t......Read More
Categories: colosseum, allusion, america, holiday, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Coronavirus Kerfuffle - Bellicose Smile
... Bellicose Smile Ghost wandered living lonely, on the screaming silence street, rubbish rattles wind blown west, where last week walked our feet, A dog barks in the distant haze, ......Read More
Categories: colosseum, confusion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Icelandic Phallological Museum- Bawdy Limerick for Tom
...In Iceland there’s a Willy museum It’s not huge like an old Colosseum Filled with all types of willies It would give me the sillies But people pay lots of Kroner to see um! Inspire......Read More
Categories: colosseum, humorous, places,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Lions Approaching
... Colosseum is great place to fight. Here is a sword, struggle with all your might. I know I am tasty But let’s not be hasty Lions approaching from left and from right. ......Read More
Categories: colosseum, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Limerick
Mr Epic Generic and DJ Cliche
...Derek and Eric said I'm Generic, a weird name but I'll wear it, I'm cool, it's epic, Generic's so original like the South Park ginger kid, "gingers have souls bluur". MC Generic the genius ......Read More
Categories: colosseum, metaphor, smart, word play,
Form: Free verse
Gladiator's Fight
...Fifty thousand spectators I see Into the Amphitheatre they throng Settled in their special seat Senators all in white and purple robes Gladiators prepared Waited for the fight to begin What a g......Read More
Categories: colosseum, art, hero, history, myth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Long Since Forgotten Now
...An aged pilgrim prostrating at the steps of Potola Palace, to her piety I bow My feelings long since forgotten now A coroner speaks beside an unzipped body bag talks of my sister's suicide with......Read More
Categories: colosseum, dream, feelings, hope, lost,
Form: Rhyme
The Colosseum
...Gladiators fought there, Bleeding through the cheers, While tourists of today (like me!) Imagine all those years. The structure still stands proudly, Well, parts of it, at least, As cameras c......Read More
Categories: colosseum, history,
Form: Rhyme
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Art Museum
... A funny thing happened on the way to the Art Museum, I saw a seagull fly above a man wearing a soldier’s beret. He landed on the arena of the respected Roman Colosseum, pooped all over t......Read More
Categories: colosseum, humorous, soldier,
Form: Rhyme
The Ritual
... Oh my darling, a white picket fence, Oh my darling, a polite cricket wench, In my face, you can't see, my soul. Oh, my darling, oh, my darling, my pride has gone. It's been replaced, it's bee......Read More
Categories: colosseum, betrayal, community, fantasy, hurt,
Form: Narrative

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