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Re: A poem written by Fridrikr Tomasson in memory of Edward the Gray

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  • Chrystie
    Please pass on to Fridrikr that I have printed and am sending the poem to Ed s wife Diana today. Along with other missives for the SCA email lists for her to
    Message 1 of 3 , Dec 15, 2010
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      Please pass on to Fridrikr that I have printed and am sending the poem to Ed's wife Diana today. Along with other missives for the SCA email lists for her to read, she will greatly appreciate the sentiments from all.

      Teresa "of the wrong way" Giani
      Seneschal, Shire of Quintavia

      --- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, loreleiElkins@... wrote:
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      > That is beautiful. Thank you for sharing it.
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      > Lorelei
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      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Robert Meyer <meyer_rm@...>
      > To: SCA-Archery <SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Tue, Dec 14, 2010 8:27 pm
      > Subject: [SCA-Archery] A poem written by Fridrikr Tomasson in memory of Edward the Gray
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      > Fridrikr of Æthelmearc asked me to share this poem written in memory of Edward the Gray.
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      > Let the herrings leap forth
      > Let the bowmen sough deep
      > Sewing mayhem sudden
      > Snow-drifts of the bow-string.
      > Egil's servant Edward
      > Eagle-eyed and regal
      > hero of the hail-wands
      > Hearty friend departed
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      > Left to us the lee-winds,
      > Lochs of Ullr's oxen,
      > String-trees bending strong, and
      > Strings of linen singing.
      > Sing of Edward silvered
      > Slate-beard yeoman's great heart
      > Keep his lessons constant
      > Kind friend gone to find rest.
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      > Robert l'Étourdi
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      > "When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return."
      > --Leonardo da Vinci
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