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Helen of Troy Et Al

Every girl who has wondered about love and beauty and the relationship between the two has wondered about Helen of Troy. What must it be like to have ‘the face that launched a thousand ships’. 799 more words

Doctor Faustus - Helen of Troy monologue

Was this the face that launch’d a thousand ships,
And burnt the topless towers of Ilium?
Sweet Helen, make me immortal with a kiss.
Her lips suck forth my soul: see where it flies! 486 more words

C'est L'Amour, C'est La Guerre

History took place a long time ago, so it is no surprise that over time certain facts become slightly mixed up. It is widely believed, for example, that Helen of Troy was kidnapped by Paris… 485 more words

Tinman's Tall Tales

Doomed Love

Lies forged from blooms of steel

And quenched in blood,

Their last hopes interred

In the womb of a murderous gift.

Breathe silence 

Lest sands painted crimson in rage… 35 more words

Poetry

The Sum Of Everything Poetry Contest: Week Two

LAST WEEK”S WINNER: Niamh

This week’s mandatory word: MYSTIQUE

Rules:

  1. Post your entry in the comments section or pingback.
  2. You must use the mandatory word.
  3. 75 more words
Poetry

Women Cause Wars? Or The Male Sex Drive?

Surpanakha, Sita, Draupadi and Helen of Troy.

What are these women analogous to today? Haven’t you and me grown up hearing it from women-damning men and women? 1,549 more words

Women

Helen

For beauty and love

Heroic valour tested

Promises fulfilled.

Love