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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.

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There's Zeus The god of storm The god of lightning The most powerful of them all There's Athena The goddess of wisdom The goddess of all solutions The most dangerous of them all There's Poseidon The god of the ocean Who created the horses The most...Read More
Categories: conflict, dark, death, myth,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member There Is A Star With My Name On It
scintillating night-sky ... shimmering stars...quietly bearing heart-wrenching stories of the human race, witnesses of victories, and joys, miseries and pains of the experiences we walk through and endure. all my deepest thoughts, all my inward reflections surround...Read More
Categories: myth, star,
Form: Free verse
There are told ancient tales of mystery of young maidens who swim the sea with golden tails and long flowing hair draped in seashells and complexion fair mystical words sung through pretty song and of how they do their...Read More
Categories: myth,
Form: Rhyme
Clay Of God
"Mould from clay!" said the divine, from these ribs we shall make our art that is fine. We shall celebrate with the innocence of thy wine, and mourn with the thickness of her bread. Everything...Read More
Categories: angel, bible, leadership, myth,
Form: Free verse
Panther's Roar
Have you heard the Panther’s roar? A sickly sweet odor. He traps his prey in his paws, devours them with beastly jaws. Have you heard the Panther’s roar? Lures his prey to the fore, feasts fiendishly with gusto as the...Read More
Categories: animal, imagination, myth, mythology,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Carved in Stone - Sonnet to Ishtar
Carved in stone (sonnet to Ishtar) Hail beauty, still as death, in smooth stone hewn, The Great Earth's Queen in regal posture stands, Who in the underworld sings out her tune Of justice, law and power o'er her lands. The...Read More
Categories: myth, culture, fire, god, history,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Halloween Poems
It's Halloween! Michael R. Burch If evening falls on graveyard walls far softer than a sigh; if shadows fly moon-sickled skies, while children toss their heads uneasy in their beds, beware the witch's eye! If goblins loom within the gloom till playful pups grow terse; if birds give...Read More
Categories: myth, children, grave, halloween, horror,
Form: Rhyme
Within The Mirror
I look, through a mirror dark - reflections I see cause my mind to spark. Visions of monsters and angels whole, they scratch and break trying to steal my soul. Reflections of shadows cast aside, the...Read More
Categories: death, gothic, lost, myth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Vampire Bride
Breaking of agile pieces of flesh you have torn taking this fragile soul as a mask you have worn trust is a magnet; A fake crown I humbly wear thrusts have become stagnant and beyond my repair Lying in...Read More
Categories: myth, dark, fantasy, gothic, halloween,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Panther
Hark, hear the panther's almighty roar Smell his sweet breaths emitted odour He's rousing up from a three day sleep Sleeping off a rather splendid feast. Spot the flames escape his mouth and ears Luring creatures of prey to appear Fierce...Read More
Categories: animal, myth,
Form: Rhyme
'Haunted Place'
The house is haunted, how one gets to know, Is this a reality or a myth for others to show... They say don't go there, you will be afraid, And if you will see him, you will faint... Impapable...Read More
Categories: myth, halloween, horror, imagination, lost,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Panther
She sleeps in her cave, for three days. Then she goes, to hunt her prey. The Panther, is a mystic beauty. Providing for her tribe, is her call of duty. Her roar produces, a sweet perfume. That draws her...Read More
Categories: myth,
Form: Rhyme
The Siren
There are told ancient tales of mystery, of singing maids beneath the sea with golden tails and flowing hair how gullible sailors they do ensnare. Enchanting words their perfect pitch With their voice, they can bewitch entranced naive souls, to...Read More
Categories: myth,
Form: Rhyme
Prince of Persia
Sand of time hear me rhyme Turn back time to where I wish it to be Where my innocents was clear and true For my king was not dead by me by the sultan this is true Sand of...Read More
Categories: fantasy, myth,
Form: Rhyme Royal
Dark Avenger
Endlessly seeking what once was his, he rides through the night searching pell-mell, his destiny unknown and undefined. His ebony horse speeds on two toes, lathered, panting, fatigue’s sign tell-tale, controlled by his hard master’s mind. Grim tormentors in dogged pursuit, their...Read More
Categories: myth, dark, evil, halloween, horror,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Myth Poems

Definition | What is Myth in Poetry?