Epic Poems | Definition and Examples of Epic Poetry

Epic Poems. Below are new examples of epic poems. There are links to short, long, best, and famous poems too. See a definition with format, rules, and structure of modern examples of epic poems. This list of recently posted poems in the epic form of poetry enables you to learn how to write an epic.

Example and Definition of Epic

An Epic is a type of poem which is a lengthy narrative. This type of poem usually tells a tale of a heroic deed or an adventure. This tale of events which takes place within the epic poem is usually significant to a tale or a culture. A good example of this style of poem...Read More

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,
Sans Scribbling Scrolling, Scrounging Scrunching, Scrying Scribe section seventy
by matthew harris
Sirens sounded secretly securing source. Strait sacks swooshed scamps scaling sensitive sentries (simply spayed seals) surveying surrounding staked spy sotted sham semicircular slipshod shelter. Snappy,...

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Categories: africa, deep, devotion, freedom,
Who is an African
by richard nnoli
who is an African
I adore the queen 
of all queen ever existed
on this planet

I bow my head down 
to your precious 
womb of peace 

the...

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Categories: africa, confidence, courage, encouraging,
Division of labour
by richard nnoli
division of labour
if I say the youth 
of my generation
are cowards 
it mean we all
need to weak up
the land is dirty 
but the old beast...

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Categories: africa, humanity, spiritual
Black ideology
by richard nnoli
black ideology
   spirituality
         is 
       the
   origin...

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Categories: 10th grade, africa, confidence,
There is a God
by richard nnoli
there is a God
from who cometh 
the air we all
can't live with out 
if not God

who controls nature 
if not God 

how come the world
could...

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Categories: africa, confidence, courage, encouraging,
Something for eternity
by richard nnoli
something for eternity
I wish for life
I hope for happiness
I dream of peace 
I cry for joy 
I feel for my reality
yet the world keeps 
me...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,
Cosmological Fantastical Imemorial Lil Opus
by matthew harris
aswirl within tremendous maelstroms
universal united uninhabitable cauldron
tempered with analogous:
outrageous, portentous
thunderous cacophony in tandem

with thick mucilaginous fog
metaphorically postpartum
nebulous placenta afterbirth
and/or proto planets aborted

per primordial material
slowly (millions...

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Categories: care, freedom, humanity, humor,
Shit hole
by richard nnoli
shit hole
I heard him say 
we are from a 
shit hole countries
i wonder if that 
is the best we could 
be called 
that sound like...

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Categories: africa, depression, encouraging, humanity
What you don't know
by richard nnoli
what you don't know

be careful of 
what you know

for what you 
know could 
curse you a lot 

it could bleed 
sorrows
when you need 
joy 

it...

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Categories: africa, confidence, courage, encouraging
For the people
by richard nnoli
for the people

don't gave up 

never live for 
nothing

raise up to 
your fears 

for it will 
either 
kills us or 
save us...

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Categories: art, best friend, poetry
The Vibrator
by James McLain
Like an addiction to marijuana or crack.
Up on the shelf your hands shaking take it down.
It is pliable brown it is oiled french and soft.
It...

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Categories: endurance
Premium MemberStronger than the Storm
by Mark Frank
The insults of some people will push you to victory
Do not rush to respond to a fool
Understand the beauty of your story!

The insults of some...

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Categories: dark, deep, fear, fire,
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 35
by Laura Breidenthal
His was,
A kiss of promise
A kiss of challenge
A kiss of power
And a kiss of doom
Where our lips had met
He was a threat, a strident peril
And...

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Categories: courage, humanity, inspiration, spiritual,
Free me
by richard nnoli
free me
life is a player 
and I am the ball
of life 
whenever I bonce 
on the walls of knowledge
I roll back with wisdom 
somany times...

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Categories: abuse, africa, courage, encouraging,
Moment of a life time
by richard nnoli
moment of a life time
the road of survival
is like the narrow 
way to heaven

through this way 
a lot soul has 
gone six feet 
so quick

what...

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Categories: blessing, confidence, courage, deep,
The mysteries of life
by richard nnoli
the mysteries of life
     comes from 
      nature 
so when one is right 
  ...

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Categories: confidence, courage, humanity, humor,
The fire of the soul
by richard nnoli
the fire of the soul
    never die 
when you know 
   what lies within
      ...

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Categories: confidence, courage, humanity
17seventeen
by richard nnoli
17seventeen
1person 7days
is the formula
in our today 
day to day 
survival to live 
above poverty
in a world 
that has enough
to feed all our needs

17seventeen 
1person 7days
will...

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Categories: education, endurance, love
Premium MemberMy Life of Pi Experience and the Women I cared about
by Mark Frank
For love and beauty I drove to fast
Looking around I cast my path 
On the road of liberty
This rainbow inside of me 
Curious yet victorious...

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Categories: desire, destiny, endurance, feelings,
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 34
by Laura Breidenthal
I listened to his heart profusely, 
For a beat like his was much to ponder
I often wondered, his thoughts, and,
A light in me knew, with...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,
Gravitation Defied
by matthew harris
Even now, Pigeons stool surprised 
     while ensconced in dovecote
whose twittering translated as coo coo not bright
asper Icarus aiming for mythic...

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Categories: boyfriend, crush, cute love,
Can't Stop Thinking about you
by Ashley Smith-Gilchrist
Why Can't I Stop Thinking About You???? By: Ashley Marie Gilchrist-Smith 10-23-2017 Written For Andrew Kugler


Why can't I stop thinking about you???? Because you are...

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Categories: spiritual
A King Lamenting
by Adeyemi Joshua
A king entered in a robe,
Clothed in a raiment of
Multitudous colors:
Vast and enormous is he,
Occupying matters of matters,
Spaces of Spaces.
His presence accomodates no vacuum.
Before him...

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Categories: care, cheer up, confusion,
The word not the world
by richard nnoli
the word not the world
fight the words 
not the world 
if the world 
must exist the way
it should
it can't be 
with out the words
so in...

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Categories: confidence, confusion, courage, encouraging,
A sinner like me
by richard nnoli
a sinner like me
I know God recognise 
a sinner like me 
cos the world is polluted
by lies
In the rainbow of illusion
intelligent human structure
maps of manipulation
in...

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Categories: care, courage, heartbroken, humanity,
Can you handle the truth
by richard nnoli
can you handle the truth
is like a thunder 
in the world of lies

can you handle the truth
it shocks more than 
an electric naked wire

can you...

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Categories: betrayal, deep, feelings, for
Game Over
by Allaika Mae Igot
Midnight came, still awake
Thinkin' 'bout why did I let my heart break
Memories gone, such a misery
Trying to solve this mysteryThe time I rolled the dice
You've...

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Categories: absence, youth
Glimpse of 2017
by Kedar kate
Just a day more,
I'll be bidding it bye,
I'll be eager,
To see it die.

Nothing but badluck,
This year gave me,
Just some drops of goodness,
It sprinkled over me.

Death...

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Categories: art
change
by Anathi Nompondo
It is so emotional
 challenging mental 
Wise

So deep 
So steep LIKE peak 
Of the hills 
Change it's such a difficult 
Opportunity 
To explore YOUR abilities...

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Categories: allegory
The Lion And His Teeth
by Adeyemi Joshua
There was this lion:
A carnivore that's known to come from zion.
He was large and pompous,
Trampling upon thorns and hibiscus.
His tail smaller that his ear,
And for...

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Categories: beautiful, best friend, betrayal,
My shade in your life
by Swati Jain
You told me never! Ever! You gonna leave me ,
Like i was your only life!
You told me you would never hurt me, 
Like we laughed...

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Categories: abuse, memory, military, soldier,
PARADISE WITH PIOUS
by Saim Imtiyaz
I know when you abase me at kunan, was sniffy day for me.
My people at that time were surrounded by threat and poverty.
Know it they...

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Categories: adventure, lost love, love,
The Prince's Wife, Part IV
by David Welch
And that’s how they lived, while the kingdom mourned
for the loss of so great a young soul.
He hated to fool them, but would never return,
the...

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Categories: adventure, lost love, love,
The Prince's Wife, Part III
by David Welch
...The heathen knew not of his approach
until his men exploded out of the hills.
The foe tried to give fight, but siege-lines broke
as Prince Larren pilled...

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Categories: adventure, lost love, love,
The Prince's Wife, Part II
by David Welch
...In the capital a great feast was thrown
to welcome Larren back from the frontier.
Minstrels sang songs of his victories,
while they ate venison and drank beer,
the...

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