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Mythology Poems | Examples of Mythology Poetry

Mythology Poems - Examples of all types of mythology 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 mythology.
Premium Member She
While strolling in the woods one hot day, she felt tired, but then she saw a willow tree. She lay down underneath it in its shade while listening to whispers its leaves made. She dozed off dreaming that the...Read More
Categories: mythology, tree,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Tonn Chliodhna
Tonn Chliodhna My lover haunts here, he hears me plead with each ninth wave, I break and bleed. I left Tir Tairngine, for Ciabhad’s love, jealous MacLir would intercede That deity in vengeance wrought a spell borne from his lust and...Read More
Categories: myth, mythology, sea,
Form: Ghazal
Hymn to Angerona
Creation never knew a soul more kind Than the one that within this verse finds praise. To any eyes that upon these lines gaze, Beauty’s true form shall now be called to...Read More
Categories: mythology, beautiful, beauty, care, myth,
Form: Sonnet
Excerpts from Gilgamesh
He Lived: Excerpts from “Gilgamesh” loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch I. He who visited hell, his country’s foundation, Was well-versed in mysteries’ unseemly dark places. He deeply explored many underworld realms Where he learned of the Deluge and why Death...Read More
Categories: mythology, death, death of a
Form: Rhyme
RIVERBANK The river of life flows fast toward the weir This scene is now reality, not a pantomime So smile for the ferryman as he draws near Is that sweet music that you can now hear It is calling softly...Read More
Categories: goodbye, judgement, mythology, symbolism,
Form: Villanelle

Aphrodite of Orchid Sunset
When lotus d u s k s are sequined with a gown of glittery s t a r s ,...Read More
Categories: mythology, death, deep, emotions, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sea Pebbles
Gardens of sea pebbles glistening 'neath the moon, shining their finest glow, ride the tide as it slinks away in ebbing flow. Gardens of sea pebbles, bright with seafloor colors, mingle with calm sea life that hug nocturnal shores beside Poseidon's wife. Gardens of sea...Read More
Categories: mythology, beach, garden, life, moon,
Form: Monchielle Stanza
The name Chip was called and guess what Something came creeping and it wasn't a sea pup It was a mermaid, who said, give me chip Give me chip or I'll sank this ship The crew was amazed, they...Read More
Categories: fantasy, imagination, mythology,
Form: Rhyme
Hear Her Out
Those yellow eyes, Lead to goodbyes. He's lost his mind, No lust to hide. Undeserved fate, With mistakes hate. Once you glance, No second chance. Safe at last, Before she passed. One cut. Gone. Fight or fawn. A wronged tale, Reputation stale. Can't amuse her, Hear out Medusa....Read More
Categories: lust, mythology,
Form: Rhyme
Drinking Song
I am being born again and again From above Not from the will of men And in these births is one aching desire to connect with you my sister, my bride I'll never have another Lover I've always had infinite...Read More
Categories: mythology, deep, humanity, innocence, love,
Form: Free verse
connection A longing, my dear stranger expression Put it all back together I know it fits We fit Spiral dynamics The mountain and Its wet reflection Reflected back to heaven Upward, onward Connection! You're in my visceral section I'm in your sacral area With one...Read More
Categories: love, myth, mythology, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Apollo's Associate
Like a phoenix, she's risen To come back to win again Nobody can end her streak. Redemption. Worth the wars Broken down to your cores Her tears with not leak. Returning from the old ashes Karma grabs you and latches All that surround...Read More
Categories: mythology, animal, appreciation, friend, god,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Journey to the End
Follow the winds of the Harpies. Follow to the sigh of last breath. Horrid hounds of Zeus beckoning for you to embrace your dark death. Follow the heights of Icarus Follow till the blazes burn out. Sol, a dragon's igneous mouth gaping,...Read More
Categories: death, journey, mythology, ocean,
Form: Quatrain
Ghost of Vulcan
A world imagined A phantom circling the sun Veiled by her white glare Pulling on Mercury's heels Pulling on mankind's veiled minds About the hypothetical planet Vulcan, which was theorised to exist as the nearest planet to...Read More
Categories: imagination, mythology, nature, science,
Form: Tanka
The Old man
Part Two : The Tale of Artuir mac Aedan; The light of the West (A tale of the hero of legend, a hero of Dalriada, who tried to unite a nation.) The Old Man. Was he a fool...Read More
Categories: mythology, age, character, confusion, fairy,
Form: Rhyme

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