Page: Profile: Poetry
||Total Views: 12,148,354
VxPoem ID: 37668
Posted: February 3rd. 2010 12:57:23 PM
When Icarus Fell
Age Group: Adult
Listen now, and listen close
I have a tale to tell.
It is one you’ve heard most often,
Yet one you do not heed well.
Icarus was but a boy
With dreams of liberty.
Flying high on wings of promise,
Much too near the sun’s brutality.
The wax that bound his dreams to him
Was quick to melt.
The descent was even quicker still.
All to well the pain he felt.
Now do you see where you’re at fault?
What you have is never what you want.
Keep reaching for the greater treasures,
More jewels for you to flaunt.
But once you reach the top,
Where else is there for you to go?
When all your audience has left,
What will be the point of the show?
Icarus rose, of course he did,
Bur remember this, and remember well:
No one was watching
When Icarus fell.
Author's Notes: This is a poem that I had to do for a school project. I think it turned out pretty well for an assigned topic. I usually don't like them too much...
Author's Location: Wyoming, Pennsylvania
More Poems: Nyx has posted 1 additional poems- View them?
Author's Profile: To learn more about Nyx - Click HERE
Contact Me Via Email...
Email Invites Note: Yes! I have opted to receive invites to Pagan events, groups, and commercial sales
Disclaimer: The Witches' Voice inc does not verify the accuracy of the details stated in this listing, nor do we vouch for the value of the goods or services presented here... As with all contacts and financial dealings in cyberspace, we encourage you to use caution and wisdom in your dealings with strangers.
Political Statements: Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren's Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches' Voice, Inc. TWV is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization.
State/Country flags created by 3dflags.com and are used with permission
Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2015 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.
Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.
Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wrenâ€™s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witchesâ€™ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.
Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.
Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.