Anonymous Olde English


Anonymous Olde English Poems

1. Beowulf (Episode 31) 1/1/2004
2. Beowulf (Episode 26) 1/1/2004
3. Episode 39 1/1/2004
4. Beowulf (Episode 22) 1/1/2004
5. Episode 36 1/1/2004
6. Episode 40 1/1/2004
7. Episode 38 1/1/2004
8. Beowulf (Episode 11) 1/1/2004
9. Beowulf (Episode 12) 1/1/2004
10. Episode 33 1/1/2004
11. Beowulf (Episode 09) 1/1/2004
12. Beowulf (Episode 10) 1/1/2004
13. Beowulf (Episode 24) 1/1/2004
14. Beowulf (Episode 05) 1/1/2004
15. Beowulf (Episode 06) 1/1/2004
16. Episode 34 1/1/2004
17. Episode 37 1/1/2004
18. Beowulf (Episode 15) 1/1/2004
19. Beowulf (Episode 17) 1/1/2004
20. Beowulf (Episode 18) 1/1/2004
21. Episode 42 1/1/2004
22. Beowulf (Episode 07) 1/1/2004
23. Beowulf (Episode 08) 1/1/2004
24. Beowulf (Episode 19) 1/1/2004
25. Beowulf (Episode 20) 1/1/2004
26. Beowulf (Episode 21) 1/1/2004
27. Beowulf (Episode 27) 1/1/2004
28. Episode 41 1/1/2004
29. Beowulf (Episode 13) 1/1/2004
30. A Newe Ballade Made Of Thomas Crumwel, Called Trolle On Away 4/7/2010
31. A Song Bewailing The Time Of Christmas, So Much Decayed In England 4/7/2010
32. Adam Bell, Clym Of The Clough, And William Of Cloudesly 4/7/2010
33. Adam Lay Ibounden 4/7/2010
34. Ancient Boar's Head Carol. In Die Natiuitat 4/7/2010
35. Appletrees 4/7/2010
36. As Ye Came From The Holy Land 4/7/2010
37. Athelston 4/7/2010
38. Balade In Praise Of Chaucer 4/7/2010
39. Alli Verifiglioli Delle Muse 4/7/2010
40. Beleeue Me Now I Tell It For No Tale 4/7/2010

Comments about Anonymous Olde English

  • elle leb (1/29/2015 1:35:00 PM)

    His blood is so red.red.red.Edward.Edward.

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  • David Burger (2/3/2011 6:00:00 PM)

    How can anyone read this and not consider it an anti-Semitic diatribe? Does something so hateful really belong on this website? Wold it were it directed against say, a Black or a Hispanic or a Muslim? Shame on whoever allowed this poem on poemhunter.

Best Poem of Anonymous Olde English

Edward, Edward. A Scottish Ballad

MODERN TRANSLATION (original below)

'Why does your sword so drip with blood,
Edward, Edward?
Why does your sword so drip with blood?
And why so sad are ye, O?'
'O, I have killed my hawk so good,
Mother, mother:
O I have killed my hawk so good:
And I had no more but he, O.'

'Your hawk's blood was never so red,
Edward, Edward:
Your hawk’s blood was never so red,
My dear son I tell thee, O.'
'O, I have killed my red-roan steed,
Mother, mother:
O, I have killed my red-roan steed,
That once was so fair and free, O.'

'Your steed was ...

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Beowulf (Episode 25)

"UNDER harness his heart then is hit indeed
by sharpest shafts; and no shelter avails
from foul behest of the hellish fiend.
Him seems too little what long he possessed.
Greedy and grim, no golden rings
he gives for his pride; the promised future
forgets he and spurns, with all God has sent him,
Wonder-Wielder, of wealth and fame.
Yet in the end it ever comes

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