Anonymous Olde English


Anonymous Olde English Poems

121. Fair Rosamond 4/7/2010
122. Beowulf (Episode 19) 1/1/2004
123. Episode 37 1/1/2004
124. Episode 42 1/1/2004
125. Episode 32 1/1/2004
126. The Boy And The Mantle 4/7/2010
127. The Legend Of King Arthur 4/7/2010
128. Our Lady's Song 4/7/2010
129. The Jolly Beggar Ii 4/7/2010
130. Beowulf (Episode 22) 1/1/2004
131. Queen Eleanor's Confession 4/7/2010
132. Sir Lancelot Du Lake 4/7/2010
133. Richard Of Almaigne 4/7/2010
134. Earthquake In London 4/7/2010
135. Here Begynneth A Lyttell Treatyse Cleped La Conusaunce Damours 4/7/2010
136. Beowulf (Episode 11) 1/1/2004
137. Beowulf (Episode 06) 1/1/2004
138. My Heart Is High Above 4/7/2010
139. Epigram : If Breath Were Made For Every Man To Buy 4/7/2010
140. Beowulf (Episode 25) 1/1/2004
141. Beowulf (Episode 28-30) 1/1/2004
142. Episode 41 1/1/2004
143. The Knight Of The Grail 4/7/2010
144. Beowulf (Episode 07) 1/1/2004
145. Leaulte Vault Richesse 4/7/2010
146. Mermaid I 4/7/2010
147. Edward The Confessor 4/7/2010
148. Gentle Herdsman, Tell To Me. Dialogue Between A Pilgrim And Herdsman 4/7/2010
149. Glasgerion 4/7/2010
150. Episode 39 1/1/2004
151. Sir Orfeo 4/7/2010
152. Johnny Armstrong 4/7/2010
153. The More Modern Ballad Of Chevy Chace 4/7/2010
154. A Song Bewailing The Time Of Christmas, So Much Decayed In England 4/7/2010
155. Balade In Praise Of Chaucer 4/7/2010
156. Episode 40 1/1/2004
157. Appletrees 4/7/2010
158. Mermaid Song Iv 4/7/2010
159. Gernutus The Jew Of Venice 4/7/2010
160. The Seafarer 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 (The Prelude)

PRELUDE OF THE FOUNDER OF THE DANISH HOUSE

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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