Thursday, July 14, 2011

Helen of Troy

  
Helen of Troy
Troy
Helen of
/that is/

Her face
launched a
/1000/ ships

compared to

/ what
her beauty
was more/

astounding

Napoleon
bared his
/mangled
hand/
to stroke her
flowing hair

Weary soldiers
looked on with
complete
/envy and jealous/
thoughts of
conquer

Troy
Helen of
that is

/tell me
your beauty
secrets/

(C) 19copyrighted by dorothy charles banks

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