Poems of Strength

Hercules fighting the Nemean Lion. Detail of T...

Source of Strength

Strength of character
Born in a muscle: the heart.
Flex it frequently

—-

The Strong Survive

Survival depends
Not in the strength of your limbs
But what’s in your heart

—-

Strength of the Ages

Nemean lion,
Wrestled to submission by
Herculean strength.

 

A day late for Carpe Diem for these poems of strength. While the prompt calls for Haiku, I stuck to the form but believe these are Senryu. I tried to mix up the subject a little.

  • Senryu (sampatron.wordpress.com)
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About ewdupler

Gene is an avid outdoorsman, loves reading and is known to put pen to paper (well, he types) as an amateur poet.
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