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Old English Poems - Poems about Old English

Old English Poems - Examples of all types of poems about old english to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for old english.
Premium Member Keep
..."Cepan- Old English to keep (an eye on); observe; regard to keep (stock of) to keep (to follow a rule); betake oneself to; meditate to await; bear to desire; take" Dictionar......Read More
Categories: old english, spiritual,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Junk
..."One man's trash is another man's treasure" Old English Proverb Just because you think some thing is too old or has become Useless doesn’t mean it should be tossed out. Here is a hi......Read More
Categories: old english, loss,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Hy-Brasil
...Hy-Brasil Out a’high in lashin’ waves a’crashin’ anger’d sea b’yond Albion an’ Hibernia where mists a’shadow’d, lowly o’ magical Isle o’ Hy-Brasil tentacl’d ocean beast ther’ tore fe......Read More
Categories: old english, ireland, lost, mystery, mythology,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Athelstan King of Albion
...when Merlin knelte to Æthelstan he bid'th wealthe acrosse the lande an' lo thy King giveth his hande presidin' o'er all Albion from Alfred in whose shadowe ran emerg'd the court of Æthel......Read More
Categories: old english, england, fun, history, language,
Form: Rhyme
...In the bleak night, ‘pon lonely street of Capitol Bye Pass, Mine stomach’s growl, louder than thunder’s clash, Mine lips, pink and cracked like parched earth’s skin, I lift mine gaze, pleading to ......Read More
Categories: old english, africa, america, earth, meaningful,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member My Name Is Zariyia Bradshaw-
...My name is Zariyia Bradshaw; I am a princess, a Daughter of the Most High God; His child a little girl; Surname: Bradshaw; Distinguished; Child of promised Little Daughter ......Read More
Categories: old english, 3rd grade, analogy, appreciation,
Form: Bio
Premium Member The Butterfly
...The Butterfly O butterfly, o butterfly how and by whom did you come by your name? Theories abound yet all ring hollow and improbable. Least credible, if not absurd, it’s based on an Old Eng......Read More
Categories: old english, butterfly,
Form: Didactic
My Ebbing Physical Prowess and Strength
...My ebbing physical prowess and strength noticeably decreases in one direction. I take lock, stock and barrel to revisit good ole days of yore quite conscious undeclared state of war prevail......Read More
Categories: old english, 12th grade, adventure, age,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Shaggy Dog Limericks: the All-Time Best -- Vote For Your Favorite
...The Spaniel A Spaniel that uses its head Can tell when its owner’s unfed So instead of a duck That is down on its luck Will deliver a pizza instead The Afghan Hound The......Read More
Categories: old english, animal, cat, cute, dog,
Form: Limerick
Tale of Woe
... Thy young maiden, Peck her Lily flower a shake. A brittle sound of break, Sobbing till tears make. Bare feet on wet grass. Alas, her life, soon ‘twill pass. ......Read More
Categories: old english, abuse, betrayal, dark, grief,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Shaggy Dog Limericks V
...Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever (Toller) To “toll” is to dance like a fox Luring mallards or teals to the rocks Where a hunter’s awaiting What the dog has been baiting Scaring duckie......Read More
Categories: old english, 7th grade, animal, cute,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member You'Re Pretty
...I love you sweetheart These words are true In plain old English I'm telling you I've never loved This way before You stole my heart Your troubador Has a nest for you Inside his heart C......Read More
Categories: old english, for her, i love
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Crosswise the Form
...crosswise- MY LORD Your word your life your love So true so pure so free Draws near fills up attracts My soul my being my ......Read More
Categories: old english, poetry,
Form: Shape
Premium Member Arson Noir
...An affectatious arsonist announced, “Big buildings’ burning brilliance brightens best!” casually cites conflagration counts, darkly deals destruction, designer-dressed. Extinguishing each edifi......Read More
Categories: old english, fire,
Form: Sonnet
Apologize, Repent, Or Humanize
...I When mistakes (sins, really) occur Again, again, again, again, again Who has grace enough to forbear? Maybe misguided mothers, not men Like me ... Either old school or clear About action-reac......Read More
Categories: old english, bible, character, future, humanity,
Form: Didactic

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