Only the Classics

Only the Classics

The roots from which poetry as we know it has flourished. Taking you back to the classical era, one stanza at a time.

Tomas Alejandro2 years ago
My Cyclops
Who is this giant, this legend from afar? Known only in words, read as scholars. He trapped the traveler and his men in the cave, Eating two by two, not knowing how to behave. “No man” fooled the one ...
Just a Few Thoughts on Paper
You see I am a bit of a poet. And I did not know it Yes I stole that from a film but what is one to say My poems are fragile; mostly stolen, I’ll show you if I may A poet of your standing will surely ...
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Keilie Desirea2 years ago
Letter to Walt Whitman
My Dear Walt Whitman, Primarily, I feel compelled, before any other written action of mine is composed, I am compelled to exceedingly compliment your blatantly-written work, Song of Myself, as one of ...
Zachary Davies2 years ago
Hope Was...
Once day I sat with a crying kid at a train station, I read to him the story that Emily Dickinson made, about hope, trying to help this person; "'Hope' is the thing with feathers— That perches in the ...
Braden C2 years ago
I Am Loose, Spinning
First there was Excalibur He remains firm Immovable by just a man like myself. But I wait for the day his hero comes - I know there is more for him and more for me. * Then I collided with the Milky Wa...
Kashyap Patel2 years ago
The Banshee
In the heart of dark green Irish moors, Amongst the purple spread of heaths, By the Great Sea, on its sandy shores, Many have seen her in black sheaths. Travellers of all realms have oft seen her, Ove...
Sun and Moon
Light and darkness in a constant battle over man kind, over the earth. Sun and Moon, power over electricity, power over water. Egyptian God of the Sun Ra. Egyptian God of the Moon Thoth. The bible sai...
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Nathan Veasey2 years ago
The Book of Hell and Paradise
Have you ever wondered how we got the idea of such a thing as heaven or hell? Well, it all started out with humans. Our minds are massive and we can't help that we are curious. It is literally wired i...
Nicholas Goodman2 years ago
Seduction
Brought forward, the fruitful seduction leans itself onto me Beauty and bounty shown without worry She gives herself over to me Continued convincing Her ways always covered Presented softly yet sweet ...