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)

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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