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Myth Poems | Examples of Myth Poetry

Myth Poems - Examples of all types of myth poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for myth.
Mighty Rod
Family of Gad Has special power line His might is his rod....Read the rest...
Categories: family, gospel, myth, power,
Form: Haiku

Premium Member The Haunting of the Moon
The Haunting of the Moon She comes when the Moon is heavy With wishes from many a maid Who with passionate longing, Their dreams upon it laid She comes when night is warmest In the time of the southern winds That bring...Read the rest...
Categories: lost love, moon, myth,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member The Heir
In days of yore, when gods ruled and men sinned, a tale unfolded, whispered by the wind. Etana, King of Kish, his heart aflame, yearned for a son; a successor to name. Escaping corporeal bounds,...Read the rest...
Categories: myth, mythology,
Form: Metrical Tale
Premium Member the universe yields
the celestial dancer pirouettes bending ...Read the rest...
Categories: myth, nature,
Form: Free verse
I'm addicted to the sound of Of silence Like the wind blowing on cold morning Oho yes !!! I'm addicted If words would define what this is it wouldbe just total...Read the rest...
Categories: art, myth,
Form: Rhyme

Legends of old
When little kids ask for stories Regale them of our lore and its glories. Listening with rapt notice Tales of champions and menaces. One and all exclaim with awe Hearing about our Gods. They don't die Live within us and fly. Burn like...Read the rest...
Categories: life, myth, mythology, old,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Woodwose The Hairy Man
meek, this hour of a morning hue shy cobweb gloss in a frosted dew he stood as shrubs nay merged with trees but matted hair instead of leaves though leaves a few were woven in a tempered bark- like wear of skin yet fleeting foul and a peasant’s...Read the rest...
Categories: england, myth, mythology, nature,
Form: Quatrain
Escalate The Escapade
Some people love to speculate And conversate about everything Whatever they perceive it to be Or believe it to be an F & A C & a T in essence they Investigate The things that they see Like leave...Read the rest...
Categories: myth, confusion, image, judgement, mystery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Perfect Match Perfect Fit
When two halves of two hearts Match as a whole Lips were made to fit Your eyes are a reflection of yourself You think the same thoughts At exactly the same time Share the same interests Love the same movies And songs Enjoy the...Read the rest...
Categories: myth, desire, engagement, imagination, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Siren's Song
I sped around a painted ship the deck, all deck where she, the song that lured me there does captivate again but as she sang she voiced a sea the mouth, all mouth cried crew that ran and heard her tune enchanted ‘neath the waves my Siren calls repeatedly my ear,...Read the rest...
Categories: myth, dark, death, fate, horror,
Form: Free verse
Binary Hermosa
She spoke of both Rephaim and Nakim she spoke of them with a fair fondness KaI(so4)2,,12H2O potassium alum to make crystals and seeds of red jasper rough personal and confidental refractions of beauty they sourced all of Ceres to find this might all of Rupes and Tholi Speak...Read the rest...
Categories: beauty, evil, music, myth,
Form: Ballade
Premium Member Black And White
Angels and brides do come in white. All things beautiful, light and bright. Demons and witches prefer black, evil ways and means to attack. White, pure, inspiring, eternal love, gift of peace, freedom, and turtle dove. Black signifies ever cold darkness...Read the rest...
Categories: myth, color, dark, extended metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
An Angels Ire
It was if they were begging for destruction when they tried to cage immortal souls Silently stoking his internal fire only brought to the surface his bitter cold They were unaware of the binding of their own hands to something...Read the rest...
Categories: mystery, myth, perspective, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Unicorn
And there ... I saw the unicorn, The sunlight beamed Off her golden horn She just stood there By the edge of the brook, Never startled ... As I stopped to look It was just her and I While all time stopped, Then, to...Read the rest...
Categories: myth, animal, fantasy, horse, magic,
Form: Rhyme
below the billows listen to the siren’s song place your fears to bed...Read the rest...
Categories: death, myth, ocean, peace,
Form: Senryu

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Definition | What is Myth in Poetry?

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