The One Earth

The Explorers Poem Celebrating Space Travel We are the one earth, and we have traveled very far. We yearned when we looked out upon the arrow That points to the marrow of the galaxy. Oh, how we longed to stretch the bow and let it fly! Let it carry us in its wake, Like a …

The Epic Poem

The epic, or epic poem, is an ancient literary form that tells the story of a hero’s mighty deeds. The Iliad and the Odyssey by Homer are familiar epic poems. Estimated to be written in the 8th century BC, the Iliad tells of the Trojan War, which occurred in the 13th or 12th century BC. …