Anonymous Olde English

Anonymous Olde English Poems

41. The Avowyng Of Arthur 4/7/2010
42. The Wandering Jew 4/7/2010
43. The Jew's Daughter 4/7/2010
44. Verses 4/7/2010
45. Ice 4/7/2010
46. Mary Ambree 4/7/2010
47. Edom O' Gordon 4/7/2010
48. Robin Hood And The Potter 4/7/2010
49. Westron Wynde 4/7/2010
50. The Life And Death Of Tom Thumb 4/7/2010
51. The Old Cloak 4/7/2010
52. Lord Thomas And Fair Ellinor 4/7/2010
53. Waly, Waly, Love Be Bonny. A Scottish Song 4/7/2010
54. The Bookworm 4/7/2010
55. Grendel 4/7/2010
56. Plain Truth And Blind Ignorance 4/7/2010
57. Not Marke, But Mercurie Keepes Her Warme 4/7/2010
58. Willow, Willow, Willow 4/7/2010
59. The Assembly Of Ladies 4/7/2010
60. Sir Andrew Barton 4/7/2010
61. On The Death Of K. Edward The First 4/7/2010
62. Episode 38 1/1/2004
63. King Ryence's Challenge 4/7/2010
64. Kemp Owyne 4/7/2010
65. Sir Cauline 4/7/2010
66. Sir Aldingar 4/7/2010
67. Valentine And Ursine 4/7/2010
68. The Turnament Of Tottenham 4/7/2010
69. The Libelle Of Englyshe Polycye 4/7/2010
70. Roome Is A Taker, Poets Say 4/7/2010
71. Carol 4/7/2010
72. Beowulf (Episode 21) 1/1/2004
73. Episode 36 1/1/2004
74. The Irish Dancer 4/7/2010
75. Titus Andronicus's Complaint 4/7/2010
76. I Sing Of A Maiden 4/7/2010
77. Here Foloweth Colyn Blowbols Testament 4/7/2010
78. Epitaph Found In Otham Church, Kent 4/7/2010
79. Robin Hood And The Prince Of Aragon 4/7/2010
80. Fair Rosamond 4/7/2010

Comments about Anonymous Olde English

  • elle leb (1/29/2015 1:35:00 PM)

    His blood is so

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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 (The Prelude)


LO, praise of the prowess of people-kings
of spear-armed Danes, in days long sped,
we have heard, and what honor the athelings won!
Oft Scyld the Scefing from squadroned foes,
from many a tribe, the mead-bench tore,
awing the earls. Since erst he lay
friendless, a foundling, fate repaid him:

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