‘Twas the Night Before Yule

‘Twas the night before Yule, and all through the houseNot a creature was stirring, not even a mouse;The children were tucked into bed with great care,They lay hoping that Woden soon would be there; Cookies and milk were left out for Father Yule,Because it is said that a gift for a gift is the rule.The […]

‘Twas the Night Before Yule

Alliterative 101: The Basics

Hwæt! Wē Gārdena in ġēardagum þēodcyninga þrym ġefrūnon, hū ðā æþelingas ellen fremedon. Oft Sċyld Sċēfing sċeaþena þrēatum, monegum mǣġþum meodo-setla oftēah. Eġsode eorl, syððan ǣrest wearð fēasċeaft funden; hē þæs frōfre ġebād, wēox under wolcnum, weorð-myndum þāh, oð þæt him ǣġhwylċ þāra ymb-sittendra ofer hronrāde hȳran sċolde, gomban ġyldan; þæt wæs gōd cyning! These […]

Alliterative 101: The Basics