Top 100 Poems About: EPIC

In this page, poems on / about “epic” are listed.
  • 1.
    The Iliad: Book 1

    Sing, O goddess, the anger of Achilles son of Peleus, that brought
    countless ills upon the Achaeans. Many a brave soul did it send
    hurrying down to Hades, and many a hero did it yield a prey to dogs
    and vultures, for so were the counsels of Jove fulfilled from the read more »

  • 2.
    Don Juan: Canto The Fourteenth

    If from great nature's or our own abyss
    Of thought we could but snatch a certainty,
    Perhaps mankind might find the path they miss--
    But then 'twould spoil much good philosophy. read more »

    George Gordon Byron
  • 3.
    Inferno Canto 01

    Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita
    mi ritrovai per una selva oscura
    ché la diritta via era smarrita . read more »

    Dante Alighieri
  • 4.
    The Aeneid Of Virgil: Book 1

    Arms, and the man I sing, who, forc'd by fate,
    And haughty Juno's unrelenting hate,
    Expell'd and exil'd, left the Trojan shore.
    Long labors, both by sea and land, he bore, read more »

    Publius Vergilius Maro
  • 5.
    Canto I

    And then went down to the ship,
    Set keel to breakers, forth on the godly sea, and
    We set up mast and sail on that swart ship,
    Bore sheep aboard her, and our bodies also read more »

    Ezra Pound
  • 6.
    The Odyssey: Book 1

    Tell me, o muse, of that ingenious hero who travelled far and wide
    after he had sacked the famous town of Troy. Many cities did he visit,
    and many were the nations with whose manners and customs he was
    acquainted; moreover he suffered much by sea while trying to save read more »

  • 7.
    A Song Of The Pen

    Not for the love of women toil we, we of the craft,
    Not for the people's praise;
    Only because our goddess made us her own and laughed,
    Claiming us all our days, read more »

    Banjo Paterson
  • 8.
    The Epic Stars

    The heroic stars spending themselves,
    Coining their very flesh into bullets for the lost battle,
    They must burn out at length like used candles;
    And Mother Night will weep in her triumph, taking home her heroes. read more »

    Robinson Jeffers
  • 9.
    Don Juan: Canto The First

    I want a hero: an uncommon want,
    When every year and month sends forth a new one,
    Till, after cloying the gazettes with cant, read more »

    George Gordon Byron
  • 10.
    After The Poet's Death

    His poems refuse
    to mourn his passing, they
    detach themselves from
    books, magazines, wall hangings read more »

    Daniel Brick
  • 11.
    The Gardener Xxxviii: My Love, Once Upon A Time

    My love, once upon a time your poet
    launched a great epic in his mind.
    Alas, I was not careful, and it struck
    your ringing anklets and came to read more »

    Rabindranath Tagore
  • 12.
    A Poet's Beloved

    If you give in to a rich man, he may give you a mansion,
    delicious foods, nice clothes and physical pleasure.
    He may give you a heart as dead as a withered river.
    He may love you too and make you the owner of a vast land. read more »

    Sayeed Abubakar
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