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Myth Poems

Myth Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about myth. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for myth.

Poem Topics Related to Myth

mythology, fairy tale, fable, tale, allegory, parable, superstition, saga, tall tale, lore,

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Dragon Misunderstanding
Dragon, on a little trip 
to visit friends,  let it slip that,
we’d gotten him a pup and 
he had named it, Mr. Mup.
Now the neighborhood dragon-kind, 
In front of our house, formed a line.
They wanted pups of their own;...Read More
Categories: fun, myth, mythology, poems, poetry,
Form: Rhyme



Snow Child
I am a crystalline winter faerie
and I build each snowflake
from tiny drops of water.
Magician of the chill, am I;
each drop I touch, freezes just enough
to hold together building a snowflake.

Billions upon billions
of snowflakes I will build
with each winter storm;
I take...Read More
Categories: fairy, fantasy, myth, nature, poems, poetry,
Form: Free verse
The Tender Weight of Her Sighs
The Tender Weight of Her Sighs
by Michael R. Burch

The tender weight of her sighs
lies heavily upon my heart;
apart from her, full of doubt,
without her presence to revolve around,
found wanting direction or course,
cursed with the thought of her grief,
believing true love...Read More
Categories: myth, creation, depression, divorce, farewell, goodbye, sorrow, sorry,
Form: Sonnet
Thysia- Sacrifice
Oh! those gods of ancient times who looked kindly upon this land-
and its people- it was from their hearts we toiled while they dwelt silently among us- they who witnessed the blood we shed.

Oh! how we cried out their names...Read More
Categories: history, hope, loss, myth, patriotic, spiritual, symbolism,
Form: Prose Poetry
Goddess
Goddess
by Michael R. Burch

“What will you conceive in me?”—
I asked her. But she
only smiled.

“Naked, I bore your child
when the wolf wind howled,
when the cold moon scowled ...
naked, and gladly.”

“What will become of me?”—
I asked her, as she
absently stroked my hand.

Centuries...Read More
Categories: muse, myth, mythology, poems, poetry, visionary, writing,
Form: Verse



PERFECTION
Dynamos of Goodness spin and spawn off good
Christians may be expected to seek perfection
But what exactly is it ("Obedience not sacrifice," says the WORD)?
No, not perfection but multiplication
Never ever reaching perfection in this world

II
Imitation of Christ - Thomas A Kempis...Read More
Categories: abuse, adventure, jesus, loneliness, myth, prayer, religious,
Form: Prose Poetry
Resentment
RESENTMENT

Love once shared, now a forgotten past
Time spent together no longer cherished 
Slowly, we began drifting apart 
Each person withdrawing into a shell we thought was gone

Gradually, hatred began setting in
Communication seemed a Herculean task to perform
Promises we’re broken
Trust became...Read More
Categories: myth, absence, anger, break up,
Form: Free verse
Song of Muses
hold me in your eyes while i dance into your soul.
blink for a second…
and you might miss the song of muses....Read More
Categories: allusion, destiny, myth, spiritual, tribute, universe, writing,
Form: Free verse
undisputed
they extracted the oleorein to
make a product
that would cleanse.
it was a male hygene product
to be used to refresh the male.
it was introduced in a highly respectful way
that allowed people to
openly express them selves in
a meaningful and honest conversation.
one fello speak...Read More
Categories: america, business, forgiveness, future, humanity, music, myth,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Myth Treated
Mr. Myth is not treated right
No one believes Him
Stories of a puppets nose growing long
Was a lie but Walt had to tell it

Whimsical tales of fairy dust and
Teeth replaced with money
Is just a fairy tale about 
Getting free cash

Moma bear,...Read More
Categories: fairy, myth,
Form: Free verse
City-in-waiting
to the Spirit of life;

a resurrection

--- Here and Now and yet to be ---;

the Tree of Life flowers,

luxuriant, Serpentine-wise -

penny pot poor....Read More
Categories: city, freedom, myth, philosophy, religious, symbolism,
Form: I do not know?
The River Lethe
As armies march on
Kingdoms fall and widows weep,
We always forget.
...Read More
Categories: myth, river, sorrow,
Form: Haiku
Watching Aldebaran
The sweeping lunar curve
Away, away with you

Going up the stairs
I, amidst brown frogs,
Turn into silver dew drops
Between
The bloody horns
of Taurus
Melting into the jet black sky

Dark fragrant stillness
Incinerates my bones
I am bleeding purple daemones
Like a holy mollusk from Tyre

Wrapped in bull...Read More
Categories: myth, devotion, dream, god, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Moirai
Some time ago, we were sent so far from home,
and I could not see a romance while yet I was to roam.
With resignation, I told the Fates - my search it was suspended;
they smirked, for 'twas the long game they...Read More
Categories: myth, happiness, happy, hope, love, romance, romantic, romantic
Form: Rhyme
Untitled
I hate Christmas music
It just makes me loose it.
The melodies of the blues. 
Children are playing
Families are laughing.
I sit in this cube
Silence is the tunes
That rumbles to my mind 
That is permanently brusied.
Stare into my eyes
Gaze into the light.
The window's...Read More
Categories: myth, boyfriend, christmas, deep, depression, i love you,
Form: I do not know?
Mindsayers
Fussy and mean
The anger of a
Immature person
Leaps and bounds
Mind you in descion
Anchored by ones lack
Of devotion
It is perfect because it
Is his
Wanted because it was
Seen as unobtainable
Kindness makes you smile
Desire makes you want
Linger first in frustration
Circumnavigate to explore
When those finding cause...Read More
Categories: business, emotions, giving, jealousy, music, myth, sports,
Form: Couplet
Lampless
Fussy and mean
The anger of a
Immature person
Leaps and bounds
Mind you in descion
Anchored by ones lack
Of devotion
It is perfect because it
Is his
Wanted because it was
Seen as unobtainable
Kindness makes you smile
Desire makes you want
Linger first in frustration
Circumnavigate to explore
When those finding cause...Read More
Categories: business, emotions, giving, jealousy, music, myth, sports,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Hijacked Holiday
True meaning of Christmas in danger
many have no concept of the manger
Santa comes on big
with his reindeer gig
while Christ is a total stranger.

11/18/19

Submitted for Holiday Themed Limerick Poetry Contest sponsored by Tania Kitchin
n/a
...Read More
Categories: baby, change, christmas, jesus, myth,
Form: Limerick
resturant operater
you can handle that
you know what it is
ya'll know what
 I'm talking bout
acting as if
Cause I know whats going on
somebody been untrue to you
ruined everything
spreading gossip
unraveling everything
that you knew

if he didn't look twice
he wouldn't have seen her ring
didn't know she...Read More
Categories: music, myth,
Form: Ballad
my partner
look honey
time is money, 
you should've learned that from
that nutty father of yours.
if their is a will their:Their's a way.
"as aggressive as he is,
is as aggressive as we're gonna be."
"I can afford you honey, all I gotta do
is get change...Read More
Categories: business, celebrity, film, music, myth, romantic love,
Form: Ballad
knuckle-up
when he needed you
he loved you
he adored you
but when he found way to
gain notoriety he forgot
who you were
and what you were
to him
you know his name
and can only speak him
in filtered speakings
you like me
but I don't like you
ya'll look at me
like...Read More
Categories: confusion, film, music, myth, psychological, relationship, song,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Socratic Platoisms
he taught simple terms.
simple word usage. he also taught
what was referred to as controversial.
words that had double meaning, and
 words that spelled backward
were precursors to debate.
They called this session of teaching
Word Artricle or References to Wrong
These were the teachings of...Read More
Categories: confusion, leadership, music, myth, science, science fiction,
Form: Classicism
I Saw The Tree Sprites Dancing
Upon a wood-walk, evening
I saw the tree sprites dancing.
Lovely sprites, in fall dress;
whirling, twirling to the tune of the autumn winds 
and I couldn’t resist, I just had to dance with them.

Perhaps the others walking with me, didn’t notice
or maybe...Read More
Categories: fairy, fantasy, fun, myth, nature, poems, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - Green Diva -

In the absence of complication,
trials and tribulations become distant memories
Above sapphire skies delight sanguine eyes -
inspiring forthcoming musings of the mind

There the tall and proud cypresses 
stretches towards a clear blue sky
Where the green diva dances
on the vault of the...Read More
Categories: beauty, blessing, myth, nature,
Form: Free verse
Virtues and vices
Rights and wrongs 
Too entangled 
A war is fine
Kill for peace
Unable to judge
As virtue just died

Love and hatred 
Wrongly blend 
Hate to love
Or love to hate 
Sums up in hate
Self confused.

Lies and truths 
Inseparable pals
Lying to live 
Or living to...Read More
Categories: myth, conflict, evil,
Form: Haiku