Top 100 Poems About: HERO

In this page, poems on / about “hero” are listed.
  • 1.
    Beowulf (Episode 35)

    'THEN he goes to his chamber, a grief-song chants
    alone for his lost. Too large all seems,
    homestead and house. So the helmet-of-Weders
    hid in his heart for Herebeald read more »

    Anonymous Olde English
  • 2.
    The Iliad: Book 22

    Thus the Trojans in the city, scared like fawns, wiped the sweat
    from off them and drank to quench their thirst, leaning against the
    goodly battlements, while the Achaeans with their shields laid upon
    their shoulders drew close up to the walls. But stern fate bade Hector read more »

  • 3.
    The Epic Of Gilgamesh Tablet Xi The Story Of The Flood

    Gilgamesh spoke to Utanapishtim, the Faraway:
    'I have been looking at you,
    but your appearance is not strange—you are like me!
    You yourself are not different—you are like me! read more »

    Anonymous Asian
  • 4.
    Don Juan: Canto The Third

    Hail, Muse! et cetera.--We left Juan sleeping,
    Pillow'd upon a fair and happy breast,
    And watch'd by eyes that never yet knew weeping,
    And loved by a young heart, too deeply blest read more »

    George Gordon Byron
  • 5.
    The Odyssey: Book 4

    They reached the low lying city of Lacedaemon them where they
    drove straight to the of abode Menelaus [and found him in his own
    house, feasting with his many clansmen in honour of the wedding of his
    son, and also of his daughter, whom he was marrying to the son of that read more »

  • 6.
    The Hero

    Mother, let us imagine we are travelling, and passing through a
    strange and dangerous country.
    You are riding in a palanquin and I am trotting by you on a
    red horse. read more »

    Rabindranath Tagore
  • 7.
    Hero And Leander

    It lies not in our power to love or hate,
    For will in us is over-rul'd by fate.
    hen two are stript long ere the course begin,
    We wish that one should lose, the other win; read more »

    Christopher Marlowe
  • 8.
    General Gordon, The Hero Of Khartoum

    Alas! now o'er the civilised world there hangs a gloom
    For brave General Gordon, that was killed in Khartoum,
    He was a Christian hero, and a soldier of the Cross,
    And to England his death will be a very great loss. read more »

    Max Plowman
  • 9.

    A face seen passing in a crowded street,
    A voice heard singing music, large and free;
    And from that moment life is changed, and we
    Become of more heroic temper, meet read more »

    Amy Lowell
  • 10.
    The Hero

    'Jack fell as he'd have wished,' the mother said,
    And folded up the letter that she'd read.
    'The Colonel writes so nicely.' Something broke read more »

    Siegfried Sassoon
  • 11.
    Battle Hymn Of The Republic

    . Howe's Final version
    Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord:
    He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored;
    He hath loosed the fatal lightning of his terrible swift sword: read more »

    Julia Ward Howe
  • 12.
    My Hero Bares His Nerves

    My hero bares his nerves along my wrist
    That rules from wrist to shoulder,
    Unpacks the head that, like a sleepy ghost,
    Leans on my mortal ruler, read more »

    Dylan Thomas
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