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Short Mythology Poems

Short Mythology Poems. Below are examples of the most popular short Mythology poems by PoetrySoup poets. Search short Mythology poetry by poem length and keyword.


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Magic resides here

Said the purveyor to the overseer...

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Categories: fantasy, mythology,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member 800-Year-Old Tree
Maori legend
twisted pohutukawa-
the place of leaping...

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© Mark Toney  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, mythology, tree,
Form: Haiku
Life and Death
   An old bird dies and from it's ashes rise a phoenix....

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Categories: mythology,
Form: I do not know?
Desire
Craving to know both side of your story: Helios and Erebus....

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© Diana Bosa  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: love, mystery, mythology, wisdom,
Form: Monoku
go figure
Saint Micheal
Saint Joseph
Saint Louis
Saint Martin
.. go figure...

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Categories: birth, mythology,
Form: ABC



Premium Member Sirenum scopuli Sirens
sultry, singing sirens simply seduced stupefied, shipwrecked, sailors...

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Categories: mythology, song,
Form: Monoku
Cassandra
She is the seer
Whose visions seared all of those
Unwilling to hear....

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Categories: mythology,
Form: Haiku
Snake
Leave me to myself 
Your presence makes my skin crawl
Stay away from me...

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Categories: mythology, break up, conflict, feelings, freedom, me, moving
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Vampires
Transylvanian
Tourist guides show Vlad's castle.
Vampires are not real....

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Categories: culture, dark, death, evil, fear, mythology, truth,
Form: Haiku
Centuries After The Battle Of Karbala
Mourn, you Yazid! cry! 
A killer should rain inside
Until his eyes dry....

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Categories: myth, mythology, religious,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Orion
Greek mythology
Orion the hunting one
Second brightest star

By Susan Mills...

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Categories: mythology, nature
Form: Haiku
Birth is a Myth
Fresh life spawns, but birth is a myth.
Space over time plus life equals shit....

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© Kris Lund   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: autumn, birth, blue, cheer up, conflict, mythology,
Form: Light Verse
Olive Eo Munny
my needs and my name are really one and the same Olive Eo Munny
...

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Categories: humorous, mythology, philosophy, word play,
Form: Haiku
Cosmic Contraption
Once upon a timelessness,
a crinkle, night and day begot.
The rest is history.
...

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Categories: adventure, creation, history, imagination, mystery, mythology, philosophy,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Riding A Unicorn




A virginal ride

Holding the mane of a myth

Through fantasy clouds
...

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Categories: adventure, mythology,
Form: Senryu
come over
come over DeMar your mother was a nice hoe i'll buy you a beer
...

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Categories: mother, mythology, philosophy,
Form: Haiku
Achilles' heels
There's no any Achilles' heels
that Hippocrates always heals.

Volodymyr Knyr
2014...

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Categories: health, hero, humorous, hurt, men, mythology, people,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member the cross on my bedroom wall
the cross on my bedroom wall
keeps away vampires and werewolves
but not mosquitoes
...

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Categories: funny, mythology,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Woodland Music
Silent woodlands hold Many musical beings Enjoy the concert.
...

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Categories: earth, environment, fairy, fantasy, myth, mythology, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Gorgons - SHORT


Snaked haired sister, men bones Flesh, and skin, turned to stones.
...

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Categories: evil, mythology,
Form: Alexandrine
U Scorpii
Black sand morning sky~
   Scorpion strikes from the south
   Orion hides now

13Mar14...

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Categories: allegory, beauty, character, mythology,
Form: Haiku
Demons
Demons
Wicked little imps
Causing much merry mischief
And enticing sinner's hearts
Devils...

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Categories: mythology,
Form: Cinquain
Conjurer
Conjurer
appeared suddenly
carrying human skull
played sweet hellish hymns
transfigured

...

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Categories: allegory, humanity, mythology,
Form: Cinquain
Premium Member EPYLLION the form
Arthur's
Excalibur
Lay waste the heathen hun-
No blade could lance his Quinevere's
Amour....

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Categories: mythology, poetry,
Form: Cinquain
Premium Member A Haiku to the Sea
(beautiful!) Immense 
and Poseidon-like,—the sea
washes o'er my soul. 






 




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Categories: beautiful, beauty, imagery, metaphor, mythology, sea, simile,
Form: Haiku