An Epic is a long narrative poem, commonly centered around mythology, heroes, traditions or history. The most well known examples of epic poetry are Beowulf and The Iliad and the Odyssey.

Each link below contains a separate example of epic poetry:

Waterbender, part 1 by Carrie Page

Waterbender, part 2 by Carrie Page

Hades by Carrie Page


Do you have an example of an epic poem you’d like to share? Leave a link to it in the comments!

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