Dramatic Poems Collections

Dramatic Poems Collections

THE BEACON FIRES (from “Agamemnon” Poetry/Poem by Aeschylus

THE BEACON FIRES (from "Agamemnon" Poetry/Poem by Aeschylus

THE BEACON FIRES (from “Agamemnon” Poetry/Poem by Aeschylus Clytemnestra describes the Progress of the Beacon Fires that carried the Tidings of the Fall of Troy. A GLEAM — a gleam — from Ida’s height,By the Fire-god sent, it came;From watch to watch it leapt, that light,As a rider rode the flame!It shot through the startled …

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THE DREAM CALLED LIFE by: Pedro Calderón de la Barca (1600-1681) Poetry/Poem

THE DREAM CALLED LIFE by: Pedro Calderón de la Barca (1600-1681) Poetry/Poem A DREAM it was in which I found myself.And you that hail me now, then hailed me king,In a brave palace that was all my own,Within, and all without it, mine; until,Drunk with excess of majesty and pride,Methought I towered so big and …

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PROMETHEUS AMID HURRICANE AND EARTHQUAKE (from “Prometheus Bound” Poetry/Poem by Aeschylus

PROMETHEUS AMID HURRICANE AND EARTHQUAKE (from “Prometheus Bound” Poetry/Poem by Aeschylus EARTH is rocking in space!And the thunders crash up with a roar upon roar,And the eddying lightnings flash fire in my face,And the whirlwinds are whirling the dust round and round–And the blasts of the winds universal leap freeAnd blow each other upon each, …

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THE SACRIFICE OF IPHIGENIA (from “Agamemnon” Poetry/Poem by Aeschylus

THE SACRIFICE OF IPHIGENIA (from “Agamemnon” Poetry/Poem by Aeschylus NOW long and long from wintry Strymon blewThe weary, hungry, anchor-straining blasts,The winds that wandering seamen dearly rue,Nor spared the cables worn and groaning masts;And, lingering on, in indolent delay,Slow wasted all the strength of Greece away.But when the shrill-voiced prophet ‘gan proclaimThat remedy more dismal …

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SONG OF THE FURIES (from “The Eumenides” Poetry/Poem by Aeschylus

SONG OF THE FURIES (from “The Eumenides” Poetry/Poem by Aeschylus UP and lead the dance of Fate!Lift the song that mortals hate!Tell what rights are ours on earth,Over all of human birth.Swift of foot to avenge are we!He whose hands are clean and pure,Naught our wrath to dread hath he;Calm his cloudless days endure.But the …

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