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Spartans Poems - Poems about Spartans

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...Bold King Leonidas and his band of brave men, Marched forth to meet their fate at Thermopylae's glen. The Persian army, vast and fierce, Hailed arrows down with deadly pierce. But Leonidas stoo......Read More
Categories: spartans, courage, history, inspiration, literature,
Form: Rhyme

... LITERAL SENSE : Concrete counterintuitive ratioed for looser and Leader; Interim arguments to know who's worst and best person, Makes no sense either. Itemised unique personalities need no pr......Read More
Categories: spartans, inspiration, wisdom,
Form: Lyric
Don't Go Beyond the Ocean, Part I
...Sabati was eight years old on the day that his grandfather told him to sit down, there was a story that he had to share, that he was finally old enough now. Sabati looked up to Grandpa Kaahbli,......Read More
Categories: spartans, america, conflict, dark, future,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Spartans Bridge
...The hammer rises The sickle moves to mow down… Ukraine Europe’s shield The USSR reborn Never did disintegrate. © Harry J Horsman 2022 ......Read More
Categories: spartans, war,
Form: Tanka
Ukraine's Heroine
..."Go tell the Spartans, thou who passest by, That here, obedient to their laws, we lie." --Simonides She has the condolences of a whole nation, a single mom taking up arms helping her brothers-......Read More
Categories: spartans, war,
Form: Free verse

The Legend of Kyiv
...How is it possible? A flag colored of freedom, turns on brothers of old like Cain and Abel. Stones turn to bullets as white flashes of a muzzle turn heads from blue skies to red rubble. East to we......Read More
Categories: spartans, betrayal, corruption, destiny, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member EPAMINANDAS AT LEUCTRA - Boeotia, July, 371 BCE
...I intend to try something new, Something revolutionary That defies conventional tactics, Yet is so subtle in its simplicity As to be easily carried out By nervous farmers About to soil them......Read More
Categories: spartans, history,
Form: Blank verse
The Spartans
...Ancient tales slashed our vineyard, We were the bloodshed of love... Cupid fleshed our hearts. Austere eyesights. Fierce catch upon your mark, Am your prey in the love arena... I escort ......Read More
Categories: spartans, adventure, age, heart, husband,
Form: Free verse
Spartans Immortal warriors
...Spartans courageous men standing, Shoulder to shoulder on the battlefield. Immortal warriors of the past With King Leonidas by their side A hero born for this day. As proclaimed by the gods.......Read More
Categories: spartans, community, conflict, cry, death,
Form: Free verse
...Epitaph for a Palestinian Child by Michael R. Burch I lived as best I could, and then I died. Be careful where you step: the grave is wide. Autumn Conundrum by Michael R. Burch It's n......Read More
Categories: spartans, bereavement, death, death of
Form: Epitaph
Simonides Translation
...Passerby, tell the Spartans we lie here, dead at their word, obedient to their command. Have they heard? Do they understand? —Simonides, translation by Michael R. Burch ......Read More
Categories: spartans, eulogy,
Form: Verse
Athenian Epitaphs
...Athenian Epitaphs Mariner, do not ask whose tomb this may be, but go with good fortune: I wish you a kinder sea. —Michael R. Burch, after Plato Does my soul abide in heaven, or hell? Only th......Read More
Categories: spartans, death, eulogy, funeral, grave,
Form: Epigram
All That Was Sparta
... Our lusty voice was in the tramp of narrow, winding, Scree-littered, deep-rutted roads; Ravens, uttering guttural croaks, slow-wheeling above Vast, resonating, steeply plun......Read More
Categories: spartans, myth,
Form: Rhyme
...THE BATTLE OF THERMOPYLAE - A SPARTAN DEATH WISH - 480 BC 300 Spartans or hoplites , the truly heroic The loyal and totally patriotic, Were ordered to f......Read More
Categories: spartans, august, soldier,
Form: Rhyme
...The spartans are up to uphill the hill. The spartans do not retreat nor surrender. The ability to unveiled the veiled. The power to over see the unseen. Yes am a spartan. A spartan of my life. ......Read More
Categories: spartans, africa, allusion, anger, anti
Form: I do not know?

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