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Middle English Poems - Poems about Middle English

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Reserata Carcerem XLV
...nt queer marred his life. '20:07:14:14:46 Note: a) Of sassy sword and powerful pen. b) Written apace with Middle English lexis: i) Ere - before ii) doleful - mournful iii) Elysian - Happy iv) Adawed - subdued v) Grit - co......Read More
Categories: middle english, wisdom,
Form: Sonnet



Reserata Carcerem XLIV
...l be!", th' tune feral tongue leased. '20:07:13:14:39 Note: a) Of inky impatience. b) Written apace with Middle English: i) Yore - long ago ii) Alas - sorrowful exclamation iii) Anon - Immediately iv) Sire - father v) Qu......Read More
Categories: middle english, anger,
Form: Sonnet
Reserata Carcerem XXXIV
...04:09:05 Note: *An imitation of Walter C. Smith's "The Self-Exiled". a) of moaning monk. b) Written apace with Middle English lexis. i) Erstwhile - Long ago ii) Grit - Courage iii) Quethe/quoth - Say/Said iv) Oft - Often v) Yo......Read More
Categories: middle english, wisdom,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Fractured Canterbury Tales
...the night with open ye 'Twill fershloft three far aye with mnemonic charades ~ A special thanks to Middle English translator, Barry Kanter ......Read More
Categories: middle english, adventure, literature,
Form: Light Verse
ROAMING
...ge? R O A M, it's a word for today, by Jove! III Students would read the root word is "roven" Way back from 1300, Middle English, I'd say A word, if attended, becomes like one chosen Revealing history while "rambling" today......Read More
Categories: middle english, 9th grade, environment, extended
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member Translation: Ich have y-don al myn youth
...Ich have y-don al myn youth “I have done it all my youth” (anonymous Middle English poem) loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch I have done it all my youth: Often, often......Read More
Categories: middle english, depression, desire, longing, love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Translation: Ech day me cometh tydinges thre
...Ech day me cometh tydinges thre "Each Day Three Tidings Come to Me" (anonymous Middle English poem, circa the 13th century AD) loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch Each day I’m pl......Read More
Categories: middle english, angst, anxiety, death, depression,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Winter Awakens My Care
...Winter Awakens My Care anonymous Middle English poem, circa 1300 loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch Winter awakens all my care as ......Read More
Categories: middle english, angst, england, joy, sorrow,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Instruction
..., Tides, Hut, Huts, Wind, Sigh, Sighs, Willows, Cornsilk, Tassels, Reap, Reaping ### This World's Joy (anonymous Middle English lyric) loose translation by Michael R. Burch Winter awakens all my care as leafless trees grow bare.......Read More
Categories: middle english, extended metaphor, fantasy, happiness,
Form: Pastoral
Premium Member Medieval Poems
...How Long the Night translation by Michael R. Burch It is pleasant, indeed, while the summer lasts with the mild ph......Read More
Categories: middle english, allegory, bible, christian, england,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The World's Joy
...This World's Joy (anonymous Middle English lyric) loose translation by Michael R. Burch Winter awakens all my care as leafless trees grow bare.......Read More
Categories: middle english, winter,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Charles d'Orleans translations
...Spring by Charles d'Orleans (c.1394-1465) loose translation by Michael R. Burch Young lovers, greeting the spring......Read More
Categories: middle english, bereavement, depression, desire, heartbreak,
Form: Roundel
Premium Member Sumer is icumen in
...Sumer is icumen in anonymous Middle English poem, circa 1260 AD loose translation by Michael R. Burch Summer is a-comin'! Sing loud, cuckoo! Th......Read More
Categories: middle english, nature, summer,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Literary Notes
... At age twenty I had made it to Earls Court. The rented room was seedily solid having been for decades filled ......Read More
Categories: middle english, poetry,
Form: Blank verse
Remiscient of Concupiscient
...Concupiscent is from Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin concupiscentia, from Latin concupiscens, concupiscent-, present partici......Read More
Categories: middle english, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick

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