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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.
The Rhyming Poem - Part I
...The Rhymed Poem aka The Rhyming Poem and The Riming Poem Old English Poem (i.e., Anglo-Saxon Poem) from the Exeter Book, ca. 990 AD loose translation/interpretation by Michael ......Read More
Categories: old english, england, literature, poems, poetry,
Form: Rhyme



The Rhyming Poem - Part II
...The Rhymed Poem aka The Rhyming Poem and The Riming Poem - Part II anonymous Old English Poem from the Exeter Book, circa 990 AD loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch He who gran......Read More
Categories: old english, england, literature, poems, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
TRANSLATIONS OF THE OLDEST RHYMING POEMS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
...Translations of the Oldest English Rhyming Poems The Rhymed Poem aka The Rhyming Poem aka The Riming Poem Old English/Anglo-Saxon poem from the Exeter Book, circa 990 AD loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch ......Read More
Categories: old english, england, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme
THE RUIN in a modern English translation
...THE RUIN an Old English poem about fate & destiny modern English translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch well-hewn was th......Read More
Categories: old english, destiny, eulogy, fate, gothic,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Lent
...f life over death 4/16/2021 Etymology and Ancient Beliefs : Before the 14th century, spring was called Lent in Old English.......Read More
Categories: old english, spring,
Form: Ninette



Medieval Poems V
...Medieval Poem V A Proverb from Winfred's Time anonymous Old English poem, circa 757-786 loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch 1. The procrastinator puts off......Read More
Categories: old english, earth, england, love, middle
Form: Rhyme
Medieval Poems IV
...Medieval Poems IV IN LIBRARIOS by Thomas Campion loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch Books......Read More
Categories: old english, angel, mother, romance, romantic,
Form: Rhyme
Medieval Poems III
...Medieval Poems Deor's Lament (Anglo Saxon poem, circa 10th century AD) loose translation/interpretation by Mich......Read More
Categories: old english, england, grief, poems, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Medieval Poems II
...Medieval Poems Wulf and Eadwacer (Old English circa 990 AD) loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch My people pursue him like crippled pr......Read More
Categories: old english, angel, england, love, middle
Form: Rhyme
My ebbing physical prowess and strength
...(COVID-19) motherlode analogous to discovered vein of mined gold grim reaper with scythe doth silently infold (in Old English, scythe spelled siðe) ore yonder church bell knolled anonymous sexagenarian (any strong resemblance betwe......Read More
Categories: old english, 12th grade, confusion, courage,
Form: Rhyme
LOVE POEMS III
...recall today; she spoke and smoky skies stood still as summer slipped away ... How Long the Night (anonymous Old English Lyric, circa early 13th century AD) translation by Michael R. Burch It is pleasant, indeed, while the su......Read More
Categories: old english, desire, devotion, love, lust,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Humorick
... Here's a Humorick devoted to some trivia derivers The cob in cobweb is an old english word for “spiders” Makes sense to me Ain't difficult to see Stick with me, I is a great Humorivia provide......Read More
Categories: old english, fun,
Form: Limerick
I Have Labored Sore translation
...ho I was / and what I am. NOTE: This poem has a pronounced caesura (pause) in the middle of each line: a hallmark of Old English poetry. While this poem is closer to Middle English, it preserves the older tradition. I have represented th......Read More
Categories: old english, christian, death, earth, heaven,
Form: Rhyme
GRACE OF ONES OWN
...Many of word from mouth and quill Non too sacred than mind still Look unto ones deepest of eyes One cannot see what......Read More
Categories: old english, class, culture, history, how
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member An Old English Settlement
...In the historic district of an Old English Settlement, I came to a house with a porch lined with hundreds of ferns covering it. I couldn't believe wha......Read More
Categories: old english, adventure, appreciation, history, house,
Form: Free verse

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