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Old 12-07-2016, 04:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Sattua View Post
The final lines of The Tollund Man by Seamus Heaney:

Out here in Jutland
In the old man-killing parishes
I will feel lost,
Unhappy and at home.
The whole poem is in the style of Anglo-Saxon poetry, but the verse that jumps out at me is this one:
Trove of the turfcutters'
Honeycombed workings.
Now his stained face
Reposes at Aarhus.
perhaps because it has the meter, the alliteration, and the internal rhyme down perfectly.