Song of The Noldo

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This is my attempt at Old English prosody - an 8 beat line divided by a ceasura, but linked by alliteration. The two stressed words of the first half line alliterate with the first stressed word in the second half line; plus use of kennings - a compound of two words in place of another.
Eg: 'sea' becomes whale-road

MITHRIL AWARDS 2005 - WINNER, best poetry - short form

 

 

Chapter List

Ch# Title Words Com. Updated
1 Song of The Noldo 135 0 04 Apr 10
Appx. Word Count 135 0  
 

 

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Author: Elen Kortirion

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: 1st Age

Genre: Poetry

Rating: General

Last Updated: 04/04/10

Original Post: 06/11/04

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