Fantasy Poetry posted May 19, 2022

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Many myths tell a story...

Once Upon Many Myths

by Goosey Gander

Icarus disobeyed
his father's orders, and
flying became
warm, warmer still,
though Daedalus tipped his hand.

To escape the labyrinth,
he built some metal wings.
And Icarus flew
close to the sun
Life's not something he's able to cling.

Gaea, mother of the Earth
Wind blows, rain falls.
former lord
of Chaos.
However, now the Mother calls.

Echidna, mother of monsters.
Send her younglings to play.
Chimera, somewhat soft.
hold her aloft.
Hope to never meet Echidna one day.

Myths. A gift from the pioneers.
What to believe?
Mother Earth. Mother of Monsters.
Icarus. Daedalus. Death.
The beauty is the freedom to decide what we perceive.


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I love the Rick Riordan books, and they focus on myths of all sorts. Greek and Roman mythology mainly, but also elves and gnomes and some nordic mythology. These books led to this poem, though the books are based off myths so really? Myths sparked this idea.
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