Fall of Troy

Learnt from Chapman’s Homer,
A story,full of grace and glamour.

The royals, warriors and multitude
played an ancient drama
sans merci, sans certitude.
A war that was waged in heavens
amongst the deities of love,
wedding and wisdom, to crown
the fairest of heavenly kingdom.
Poor Paris from the Trojan race ,
chose to pick that celestial FACE.
Ah! This sin of the prince was unforgiven,
brought thousands ships towards Trojan haven.

The wall of Troy,besieged
by savage and sage
for term of ten years age,
prince Hector the daredevil
embraced Achilles` wrath and
kissed a painful death.
Days and nights, round the clock
Trojans and Achaeans clashed like
giant rocks:
Hector, Aeneas, Agenor and Sarpedon, and
Achilles, Odysseus, Ajax, and Agamemnon.

For a worthless love and fairy
Troy lost her grace and glory.

XK

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Author: xelam

The best contemporary poetry”, wrote TS Eliot, “can give us a feeling of excitement and a sense of fulfilment different from any sentiment aroused even by very much greater poetry of a past age. The twentieth-century poetry—its continuities and transformations—with an emphasis on how new poets have dealt with and radically changed poetic tradition. Modern poets have built upon and reacted to the profound legacy of Romanticism (both British and American)—its theories of the imagination, its conception of the poets role in art and society, its complicated struggle with the question of how mind, world and language interact, and its exploration of the status of art, especially textual art, in the world. Twentieth-century poets have grappled with how to make it new, This effort has entailed an even greater self-awareness about and thematization of the interplay between poetry and the world, and an acute self-consciousness about what Wallace Stevens calls the world of words we live in. Modem poetry (along with the fiction is marked by a constant struggle with the paradoxes of living in, with and through words. ( Quoted ) because Un INTELLECTUAL dice una cosa simple de una manera dura. Un ARTISTA dice una cosa difícil de una manera sencilla ... xelam kan

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