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Gulsher john


Fall of Troy


Learnt from Chapman's Homer,
A story full of grace and glamour.
Killings of Royals, warriors and multitude
Fall of Troy is
A melodrama of ancient attitude
Sans merci, sans certitude

War that was waged in heavens
Amongst deities of love, wedding and wisdom,
To be crowned one
The fairest of heavenly kingdom.

Poor Paris from Trojan race
Chose to settle that celestial FACE.
Ah! This sin of Prince was un-forgiven,
Brought thousands ships towards Trojan haven.

The wall of Troy
Besieged by savage and sages
For term of ten years ages.
Prince Hector the decent, daredevil
Embraced Achilles` wrath and kissed the peril.

Days and nights, round the clock
Trojans and Achaeans clashed like a giant rocks
Hector, Aeneas, Paris, Agenor and Sarpedon,
Achilles, Odysseus, Ajax, Patroclus and Agamemnon.
For worthless love and fairy
Troy lost her grace and glory

Submitted: Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Edited: Sunday, July 14, 2013

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*John Keats poem: on first looking into Chapman`s homer
** Goddess Aphrodite, Hera and Athena

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  • Connor Whyte (12/4/2012 7:44:00 PM)

    Super interesting always been so interested in Greek and Roman wars this is a good writing.
    How did you come up with something like this genius work. (Report) Reply

  • * Sunprincess * (12/3/2012 7:56:00 PM)

    wow this poem is beautifully written love how you
    condensed the story..these lines are my favourite
    ~Poor Prince from Trojan race
    Chose to settle that celestial FACE
    Ah! This sin of Paris was un-forgiven
    ***Brought thousands ships towards Trojan haven~
    thank you very much for sharing this one.. :) (Report) Reply

  • Tajudeen Shah (12/1/2012 1:39:00 PM)

    Ah, dear Gulsher,
    Authentic expressions with the solid support of the marvelous epic frames and characters. Beyond poetic science, your intervention skills stand pronouncing louder the profoundness your blessed mind has been with them. Your verses in quick succession guided me right to my mentors, professors, old classes, gatherings, debates, discussions, recitations and most important of all, such a nostalgic bubbles, a kind of craving sprouted all over the turf of my mind. I see Alfred Lord Tennyson's Ulysses, the Kingdom of Ithaca, his son Telemachus, the suffering Penelope, courtiers, seas, islands, yellow fruits, golden rays all that added the legendary lethargy to his men... what not! you really have served this humble me a feast, Honorable Bard. God bless. Keep penning. Look at the spell, Your verses in fact resounds some literary criticism too. Be proud of beign GulJohn, and praise The Lord for that.
    Regards and Love. Tajudeen shah (Report) Reply

  • S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (12/1/2012 8:02:00 AM)

    Aha greek mythology! A legendary poem presented in a fine articulate manner dat i enjoyd readin!
    Do coment on my new poem tmoro when i write. Wil remind u. (Report) Reply

  • Payal Parande (12/1/2012 4:58:00 AM)

    i am speech less..............wish one day i'll write like you sir

    thank you for sharing,
    payal (Report) Reply

  • Yash Shinde (11/30/2012 11:37:00 PM)

    a perfect blend of words to depict a whole story in a few words. It creates a deep impression on the mind and also takes us to the world of legends, greta write :) (Report) Reply

  • Jahan Zeb (11/30/2012 8:32:00 AM)

    Hagha pa Pukhto k 6 wayi samandar de pa koza k raa ger kare......

    This is one of my most favorite on poemhunter. You've gathrered the whole story in few lines. The legends are paid tributes and the poet has used all his efforts to make it sublime like the event.

    Ah! This sin of Paris was un-forgiven.... Marvelous imagery.

    For worthless love and fairy****** a lot different this time Gulsher....

    Full of Allusion. Marvelous poem written in poetic language by the pride of Swat. LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLoved it (Report) Reply

  • Www. Poemhunter.com/m-d-dinesh-nair-2 (11/29/2012 3:37:00 AM)

    Legends and epics make a deep impression on our minds and we begin to ponder over them.....
    For a while we read and they we begin to learn about life in all its forms from times immemorial. It is a poem that can boast of quality diction, well blended smilies and a poetic nostalgia. (Report) Reply

  • Musfiq Us Shaleheen (11/29/2012 3:06:00 AM)

    Hector, Aeneas, Paris, Agenor and Sarpedon****
    Achilles, Odysseus, Ajax, Patroclus and Agamemnon*****
    For worthless love and fairy******
    Troy lost her grace and glory........
    Nicely delivered..
    i liked the poem simply deliver the history of ancient Europe. it is also great lesson for every body. (Report) Reply

  • Asif Andalib (11/28/2012 11:33:00 PM)

    A sin committed by Paris and Helen destroyed the whole Trojan nation. I like the lesson depicted in your beautiful poem (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (11/28/2012 9:50:00 AM)

    Odyssey and IIyad...swirl the past hypnotizing story in modern era, a rebirth in a poetry by John..classical in digital_Soul (Report) Reply

  • Stevie Taite (11/28/2012 9:18:00 AM)

    Well thought out and amazing how you fitted all that info onto poem structure. Clever stuff and the foot notes made all your hard work easy to access. (Report) Reply

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