Treasure Island

Deepta Protik Osman


Epitaph on King Priam of Troy


Priam, the Trojan king
Lies in a great peace.
Lies he there
The city of Troy,
Where no more is joy.
Caused by Paris’s ploy,
Thought the city was a toy.
So brought the coil
And Troy, received it, as a spoil,
As the Greeks took the coil, away
And Troy, in ruins, alas.

Submitted: Sunday, August 16, 2009

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