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Poetry Challenge 5: Anglo Saxon Style

So for the fun of it, I want to do something a little different this time around. The due date is July 15th 2014 (although the challenge never expires, as usual.) And the challenge is to write a chunk of poetry in the Anglo-Saxon style. Before the Norman conquest, English poetry did not rhyme and it was not metrical – because these effects came in with the marriage of English to French and Latin. However, Old English had its own musical effects and I’d like us to try our hand… Read more Poetry Challenge 5: Anglo Saxon Style