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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.

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Dad - Chowder Horn
...flashing red nose of St. Nicholas flight we sit and fight occupied by the Christmas Night. Sons we would sing from an Old English Story carried on by our families from generations ago. A musical history of wooden winds along with an Indi......Read More
Categories: old english, adventure, appreciation, dad, death,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Deor's Lament
...Deor's Lament (Old English/Anglo-Saxon poem circa the 10th century AD) loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch Weland ......Read More
Categories: old english, destiny, england, fate, old,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Caedmon's Face diametric contrast, by Lewis Carroll and Bram Stoker’s ghoulish yet evocative Dracula. Keywords/Tags: Caedmon, hymn, Old English, Anglo-Saxon, oldest English poem, England, Christian, spiritual, angel, poets, poetry, Whitby, Bede, Carrol......Read More
Categories: old english, angel, christian, england, old,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Caedmon's Hymn
...h yet evocative Dracula. Keywords/Tags: Caedmon, hymn, angel, inspired, inspiration, inspirational, first English poem, Old English, oldest English poem, Anglo-Saxon, Bede, cowherd, Christian, monk, spiritual, god, sonnet......Read More
Categories: old english, angel, christian, god, inspiration,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Translation: Wulf and Eadwacer
...etched whelp to the woods! One can easily sever what never was one: our song together. Keywords/Tags: Anglo-Saxon, Old English, England, translation, scop, female, women, rape, raping, sex, sexual abuse, incest, lament, complaint, trib......Read More
Categories: old english, animal, england, longing, lust,
Form: Alliteration

Premium Member Eternal Spring Training For Chace Numata
...a bird perched on the bill of your cap #10 Numi eternal rookie in us all Spread your wings and fly to Detroit The Old English D forever on your chest.......Read More
Categories: old english, baseball, blessing, encouraging, eulogy,
Form: Free verse
Summer Sun in Winter
...n while the happy hour watches the people dancing around in the street White rum, and dragon stout, And the good old English Whisky Send showers of hope where there was doubt Some things has just started to sink in And it is makin......Read More
Categories: old english, absence, appreciation, beautiful, city,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member At Caedmon's Grave
...ate, cowherd, goatherd, shepherd, monk, gift, blessing, Bede, Carroll, Stoker, first English poem, oldest English poem, Old English, Anglo-Saxon......Read More
Categories: old english, angel, bible, christian, england,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member I Do Not Speak Your Language
...English and hillbilly. Your language is stuck up, decidedly silly. The ghost was astounded, confounded, incensed. Old English had served him well ‘til this fence. What is American he asked, in a haughty, snobbish way. I immediately ......Read More
Categories: old english, 4th grade, 5th grade,
Form: Rhyme
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: old 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 ......Read More
Categories: old english, winter,
Form: Verse
... It is very old English word, rarely used. Seeing her approaching, one gets confused to rush around cleaning floor before she kno......Read More
Categories: old english, work,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member How Long the Night
...How Long the Night anonymous Old English Lyric, circa early 13th century AD loose translation by Michael R. Burch It is pleasant, indeed, while t......Read More
Categories: old english, angst, anxiety, bereavement, betrayal,
Form: Verse
Premium Member EMPTY BOTTLES--
...Mountain Grey urn Golden pasta macaroni cheese Green Acres eggs in ham Death mute it praised alien rambling in the Old English band While singing Old Lady Marmalade Deep valleys toilet flush Field cans of ease Radioactive honey be......Read More
Categories: old english, analogy, appreciation, confusion,
Form: Free verse
..., it seems to imply that woe, or extreme sadness, is gone. But let’s know 'wo' simply means "woe, and 'begon' ( from Old English began) It means, "beset or surrounded by woe." ~X~X~X~ ......Read More
Categories: old english, sorrow,
Form: Limerick

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