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Myth Poems | Examples of Myth Poetry

Myth Poems. Below are examples of poems about myth. This list of myth poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of myth poetry. This list of works about myth is an excellent resource for examples on how to write myth poems.

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List of Myth Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
The Eve of All Hallows John Steward Rhyme evil, fantasy, halloween, myth,
SHE LOVES ATTA-BOUIS Allan Terry Ballad myth, drink, food, inspirational, lust,
Music Adetunji Olanrewaju ABC myth, 7th grade, angst, muse,
Premium Member Poem Villanelle: The Smell of Woman the Whiff of Chaste Nutmeg Cinnamon T Wignesan Villanelle myth, appreciation, devotion, first love,
CATHODED Allan Terry Ballad myth, business, creation, leadership, money,
Premium Member Poem Standards for Literature Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse myth, history, humor, language, literature,
cause I is her man Allan Terry Chant Royal myth, crazy, feelings, guitar, hip
Cryptids Leave Them Be M. L. Kiser Free verse myth, angel, animal, appreciation, fairy,
bad santa, bad santa Allan Terry Epic music, myth, science fiction,
Antigone N. de Jager Quatrain myth, aubade, daughter, inspirational, mother

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Oz And His Wizardry - Wiz
by Curtis Moorman
OZ AND HIS WIZARDRY

He sat in a booth
Concealed from prying eyes
'Till Toto discovered the truth
And brought Oz down to size

But Toto had an assistant
That no...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: farm, imagery, myth,

Strigoi
by Luke Hobbs
darkness no longer frightens,
no monsters lurk here, save one
save me,
the mirror is blind to it,
but these walls will someday speak, 
testify of the terror,
when the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, gothic, horror, myth,

It must be said
by Karamel Princess
(I apologize in advance for what you are about to read but I just got to release this demon inside)

Dear God,
I was always taught that...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: atheist, bible, myth, religion,

The Ode To Olaf Olafson - 2
by Vladislav Raven
The mighty hall doors creak open
Flickering light dances within the night
Men with torches lit walk without
Solemnly they walk slowly
Sure of foot these men of the...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dream, emotions, fantasy, myth,

A Leprechaun's Treasure
by Jazzy Melnyk
Thousands of years ago, the Irish had gained a ton of gold from all the mining they did.  Everyday, they would gain more and...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: myth,

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Hands of Fate
by Sandra Weiss
I wonder where you are tonight?
I wonder who you're with?
So many things were brought to light,
maybe love was nothing but a myth.

I wonder what happened...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anger, fate, hate, myth,

The strangest Science
by EI Sandi Oo
You and I 

 is the best " Chemistry " i have ever learned

 You are the metal and I am the magnet 

 The...

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

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The Almost King Story
by Caren Krutsinger
He was a sort of a king, a man at the top of King Hill.  He had the most food, and the most guns....

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: myth,

Loving the Faithful Things in A B I D E
by Anil Deo
If you encounter a true vine, abide as a humble branch; bear fruit, much fruit

A: admit I can do nothing good, nothing to earn heavenly...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: myth, bible, community, discrimination, heaven,

Egocentric Dragon
by M. L. Kiser
Dragon polished his nails and admired himself in the mirror once again; a daily ritual getting so old.  The one lousy hair on his...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: myth, animal, cute, fun, funny,

Witching Hour
by Darlene Smith
Awakened, in the dead of night
Seized by a feeling of fright
I struggle to catch my breath
My heart pounding in my chest

Surely my thoughts are disillusioned
Glimpsing...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: myth, dark, fear, horror, magic,

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Come Halloween
by Gregory Firlotte
Come Halloween! O Halloween!
We hide in the shadows no longer.
For this is our time to revel and rollick
in the fast-slipping twilight 
and don the cloaks...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: autumn, halloween, magic, myth,

AH-WHORETEASE
by Allan Terry
HE SPOKE OF HER AS A GODESS
THEY MARVELED AT HER WAYS OF
KEEPING HIM AT BAY: IT'S SAID SHE
ONCE TOUCHED THE WATERS OF
A CREEK IN CRETE...

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Elegiac Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: myth, betrayal, corruption, desire, film,

Vampire Take heed of What You Sow
by M. L. Kiser
He drank, thirsting for her;
with stygian lips pressed to her neck,
She was exsanguinated.

The squalid night-beast, left her lifeless body, 
behind an alley dumpster. 
No moonlight...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: myth, dark, gothic, halloween, horror,

ALLOWED TO PRODUX
by Allan Terry
RIGHT FOR ME
AND RIGHT FOR
AND RIGHT
FOR THE PROPER THOUGHT
OF CREATING A FAMILY
SHE SPOKE OF HER DESIRE TO
PROCREATE AND ALLOW THE
FELLOW TO FATHER A CHILD
HER DECISION...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: myth, body, confidence, film, happiness,

Never Deal With A Fairy
by M. L. Kiser
The fairies harbor secrets; many humans should not know.
Some will give one away for a price; that trade is very rare.
Make a deal with a...

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Tritina | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: myth, adventure, fairy, fantasy, image,

Elementals
by M. L. Kiser
The little people,
Who live underground and care
For all of the plants;
Tiny gnomes and the Fairies;
They do like their privacy.

They have secret ways,
That are not meant...

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fairy, fantasy, garden, myth,

Woodland Music
by M. L. Kiser
Silent woodlands hold
Many musical beings
Enjoy the concert....

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: myth, earth, environment, fairy, fantasy,

Six-word Couplet Series Encore
by Abdul Malik
Wedding Vows
At the altar
I did falter.

Marriage woes
Woman to woo
said, I do!

Faux Pas
As an afterthought
Upon myself brought,

Married Life
Dark ominous cloud,
I bemoan aloud.

Divorce
Fierce I battled
All debts settled;

Lesson...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: marriage, myth,

So Misunderstood
by M. L. Kiser
Dragons are so misunderstood; often because of their evil cousins, Wyverns.  Wyverns pull all sorts of schemes; they love eating humans, as well as,...

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Haibun | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, fantasy, metaphor, myth,