John May

Rookie - 0 Points (June 24th,1971 / New Jersey)

Ἑλένη - Poem by John May

She's as the ancients always said:
Beauteous, divine.
And O, those ruby lips of red
(As red as Trojan wine) .

But vengeance is a cruel device-
Paris breached the bed!
Now Menelaus raging forth
Won't stop ‘til he is dead.


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Poem Edited: Wednesday, September 26, 2012


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