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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.

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The Essence of Life
The essence of life Life that flows through veins of ours , Flows too in every blade of grass, Life blooms in all fragrant flowers, And every creature that comes to pass; The rhythms of life beat in every...Read More
Categories: humanity, morning, mythology, nature,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Reflections on My Seventieth Birthday - Revised
Categories: mythology, birthday, emotions, introspection, life,
Form: Rhyme
Ogre Often he’s a cranky, Olive-skinned, swamp dwelling, Obtusely-witted fiend... Only bathes in mud—eats Onions, garlic, ...(sniff)... GAS?!! Ogre’s in the outhouse!! Oh! My giddy aunt...RUN! ©deborah burch 4.06.2021 Pleiades Kim Merryman’s Pleiades O Poetry Contest...Read More
Categories: humorous, mythology,
Form: Verse
Dragon King
born of the venomous night in shadows blacked in cruelty the savage hunter hides in wait bearing a tormented existence a feared winged warrior, without opposition swooping in from hilltop kingdoms forced crystalline gaze perceives entirety breathing a fierce-flamed death trampled in a...Read More
Categories: mythology, fantasy, fear, fire, myth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Chimera
Bellerophon was sent for by king Lobates of Lycia And given the dangerous task of slaying the Chimera A fierce creature like a lion with a goats head on its back With a serpent for a tail to...Read More
Categories: animal, mythology,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Entropy
It was another grey stone winter. Menacing Queen Beira terrorized the countryside. We traveled the winding cobblestone way, the grey stone winter way. We believed in anything to get us through the murk, anything to overlook our disintegration. We sought...Read More
Categories: mythology, death, ireland, journey, life,
Form: Free verse
Phoenix Rises Over and Over
Phoenix is reduced to ashes. Consumed by a powerful flame. They lay strewn all over the ground. Just mere ashes, no more than dust. Hardly anything that's living. However, this is not the end. The bird comes together once more. It's more...Read More
Categories: fantasy, mythology,
Form: Free verse
Phoenix Rising
Phoenix rising Astounding, tremendous Flying, flashing, spiraling It made me feel small Reborn...Read More
Categories: bird, birth, mythology,
Form: Cinquain
With an elated heart, I saw you basking In the reflected glory Of my golden ichor. Oh! Don't you know? It's deadly for you. Morning moon through the fog, Leads the way to another day. Your words are smoke and mirrors. Setting fire to the...Read More
Categories: mythology, anti bullying, anxiety, celebration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Highs and Lows
The hunter - he stood on the shores of the loch The monster - she watched as she lurked by a rock The sighting - he spotted her head as she rose The teasing - she vanished, except...Read More
Categories: mythology,
Form: List
Premium Member The Ancient Seahorse
Immortalized there in the Trevi, Poseidon and his wondrous steed; these legendary beasts of the waters gallop the ocean forever free. Ancestry of the charmer sea horse forever pulling a gods’ chariot; noble they grace heraldic armor, gallant specters swimming free. With...Read More
Categories: animal, mythology, nature, ocean,
Form: Free verse
Nishipadma: The Night Lotus
Pure white in colour, Lovely star like flowers, With Sweet fragrance, Believed to bring good luck and prosperity, Is very auspicious and lucky, Rare and legendary, resembling cactus, Also great use for medicinal purpose, Blooms only for one night, In the entire year. Wither...Read More
Categories: beautiful, beauty, flower, mythology,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member She Said Goodbye
No, she said, it just wasn’t worth a try. Her life, she said, it must come to an end. Goddess Latona of the darkness said goodbye. Mother enigmatic could no longer pretend. Her children caught in advancing adulthood, we...Read More
Categories: mythology, death, family, grief, lost
Form: Rhyme
The Beggars Secret
the beggars secret which grants a nights passage to the great Sewer Bazaar you can buy back your sister you can buy a rhinos trumpet and win the bugs gambit you’ll be given a coin, and now you cannot see they take...Read More
Categories: dream, mythology,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Invoking The Muses
Sonnet VII – Invoking The Muses I call the daughters of Mnemosyne: Sweet Erato, your kithara solo - Dearest Euterpe, your aulos blow - So my words won’t die in ignominy. Inspire me with words of wit and charms, That playfully...Read More
Categories: mythology, hope, inspiration, longing, love,
Form: Sonnet

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lore, belief, tradition, legend, conviction, mythos, myths, stories, folk tales, mythicism,