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Melpomene's Tears

it was amazing 5.0  ·  Rating details ·  4 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Melpomene's Tears is a collection of romantic tragedy poems by Jonas Hyde. The collection includes the popular epic tragedies, Lament for Lady Beth and Seraph's Song: The Epic Fable of Sister Sera. It also includes the complete Moment with a Muse and Twilight's Star anthologies. In addition, the collection is then filled out by a series of other poems that will truly reson ...more
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Published June 24th 2012
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Ashley Williams
Jul 11, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Melpomene's Tears was a beautifully written and that is an understatement. Poetry isn’t my usual genre, but I had gotten a copy courtesy of Jonas (thank you!) and decided to give it a read. It completely amazes me that a few sentences, and artfully placed words could evoke such a reaction. (I may have cried.. twice) Mr. Hyde’s poetry plagues you with grief and love lost, all the while maintaining beauty and grace. It landed on the top of my favorites list, and earned a whole hearted recommendati ...more
Tara Wood
Jul 20, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I just want to start off by saying that I love epic poetry. It is a lost art in today’s climate, and I was so pleased to find that someone of Jonas Hyde’s caliber is producing such quality work.

That being said, it is easy to place him among the ranks of Tennyson, Longfellow, and Shelley. What Mr. Hyde does is take this art form and elevate it to new heights for modern seekers of beauty in the written word.

Each poem is carefully crafted, not just in structure, but in the imagery itself. Epic poet
Robert Zimmermann
A DNF book - Just wasn't my type of poetry.
Jonas Hyde
Jul 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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For years, Jonas Hyde has been enticing readers with his classical-styled narrative poetry and episodic fiction. While thematically spanning many genres from romantic tragedies to psychological thrillers, the common thread between all his works is the intense imagery and raw emotion given life by every word. His latest work, Melpomene’s Tears, is a collection of some of his most popular poems with ...more