About Poet Pam Hyras

ond mid hyra fiprum frean «lmihtges onsyne weardia, ecan dryhtnes, ond ymb peodenstol pringa georne hwylc hyra nehst m«ge ussum nergende flihte lacan frigeardum in.

Lofia leoflicne ond in leohte him pa word cwepa, ond wuldria «pelne ordfruman ealra gesceafta: "Halig eart pu, halig, heahengla brego, so sigores frea, simle pu bist halig, dryhtna dryhten! A pin dom wuna eorlic mid «ldum in «lce tid wide geweorpad. pu eart weoroda god, forpon pu gefyldest foldan ond rodoras, wigendra hleo, wuldres pines, helm alwihta. Sie pe in heannessum ece h«lo, ond in eorpan lof, beorht mid beornum. pu gebletsad leofa, pe in dryhtnes noman dugepum cwome heanum to hropre. pe in heahpum sie a butan ende ece herenis."

Eala hw«t, p«t is wr«clic wrixl in wera life, p«tte moncynnes milde scyppend onfeng «t f«mnan fl«sc unwemme, ond sio weres friga wiht ne cupe, ne purh s«d ne cwom sigores agend monnes ofer moldan; ac p«t w«s ma cr«ft ponne hit eorbuend ealle cupan purh geryne, hu he, rodera prim, heofona heahfrea, helpe gefremede monna cynne purh his modor hrif.

Ond swa forgongende folca nergend his forgifnesse gumum to helpe d«le dogra gehwam, dryhten weoroda.

Forpon we hine domhwate d«dum ond wordum hergen holdlice. p«t is healic r«d

monna gehwylcum pe gemynd hafa, p«t he symle oftost ond inlocast ond geornlicost god weorpige.

He him p«re lisse lean forgilde, se gehalgoda holend sylfa, efne in pam ele p«r he «r ne cwom, in lifgendra londes wynne, p«r he ges«lig sippan earda, ealne widan feorh wuna butan ende. Amen.

Nu u geornlice g«stgerynum, mon se m«ra, modcr«fte sec purh sefan snyttro, p«t pu so wite hu p«t geeode, pa se «lmihtiga acenned wear purh cl«nne had, sippan he Marian, m«ga weolman, m«rre meowlan, mundheals geceas, p«t p«r in hwitum hr«glum gewerede englas ne oeowdun, pa se «peling cwom, beorn in Betlem. Bodan w«ron gearwe pa purh hleoporcwide hyrdum cydon, s«gdon sone gefean, p«tte sunu w«re in middangeard meotudes acenned, in Betleme. Hw«pre in bocum ne cwi p«t hy in hwitum p«r hr«glum oywden in pa «pelan tid, swa hie eft dydon a se brega m«ra to Bethania, peoden prymf«st, his pegna gedryht gelaade, leof weorud. Hy p«s lareowes on pam wild«ge word ne gehyrwdon, hyra sincgiefan. Sona w«ron gearwe, h«le mid hlaford, to p«re halgan byrg, p«r him tacna fela tires brytta onwrah, wuldres helm, wordgerynum, «rpon up stige ancenned sunu, efenece bearn, agnum f«der, p«s ymb feowertig pe he of foldan «r

from deae aras, dagena rimes.

H«fde pa gefylled, swa «r biforan sungon, witgena word geond woruld innan purh his prowinga. pegnas heredon, lufedun leofwendum lifes agend, f«der frumsceafta. He him f«gre p«s leofum gesipum lean «fter geaf, ond p«t word acw« waldend engla, gefysed, frea mihtig, to f«der rice: "Gefeo ge on fere! N«fre ic from hweorfe, ac ic lufan symle l«ste wi eowic, ond eow meaht giefe ond mid wunige, awo to ealdre, p«t eow «fre ne bi purh gife mine godes onsien. Fara nu geond ealne yrmenne grund, geond widwegas, weoredum cya, bodia ond brema beorhtne geleafan, ond fulwia folc under roderum.

Hweorfa to h^num, hergas breotap, fylla ond feoga, feondscype dw«sca, sibbe sawa on sefan manna purh meahta sped. Ic eow mid wunige, for on frofre, ond eow frie healde strengu stapolf«stre on stowa gehware." a wear semninga sweg on lyfte hlud gehyred. Heofonengla preat, weorud wlitescyne, wuldres aras, cwomun on corre. Cyning ure gewat purh p«s temples hrof p«r hy to segun, pa pe leofes pa gen last weardedun on pam pingstede, pegnas gecorene.

Gesegon hi on heahpu hlaford stigan, godbearn of grundum. Him w«s geomor sefa hat «t heortan, hyge murnende, p«s pe hi swa leofne leng ne mostun geseon under swegle. Song ahofun

aras ufancunde, «peling heredun, lofedun liffruman, leohte gefegun pe of p«s h«lendes heafelan lixte. Gesegon hy «lbeorhte englas twegen f«gre ymb p«t frumbearn fr«twum blican, cyninga wuldor. Cleopedon of heahpu wordum wr«tlicum ofer wera mengu beorhtan reorde: "Hw«t bida ge, Galilesce guman on hwearfte? Nu ge sweotule geseo sone dryhten on swegl faran; sigores agend wile up heonan eard gestigan,

«pelinga ord, mid pas engla gedryht, ealra folca fruma, f«der epelstoll.

We mid pyslice preate willa ofer heofona gehlidu hlaford fergan to p«re beorhtan byrg mid pas blian gedryht, ealra sigebearna p«t seleste ond «peleste, pe ge her on staria ond in frofre geseo fr«twum blican. Wile eft swa peah eoran m«ge sylfa gesecan side herge, ond ponne gedeman d«da gehwylce para e gefremedon folc under roderum." a w«s wuldres weard wolcnum bifongen, heahengla cyning, ofer hrofas upp, haligra helm. Hyht w«s geniwad, blis in burgum, purh p«s beornes cyme. Ges«t sigehremig on pa swipran hand ece eadfruma agnum f«der. Gewitan him pa gongan to Hierusalem h«le hygerofe, in pa halgan burg, geomormode, ponan hy god nyhst up stigende eagum segun, hyra wilgifan. p«r w«s wopes hring, torne bitolden; w«s seo treowlufu

hat «t heortan, hreer innan weoll, beorn breostsefa. Bidon ealle p«r pegnas prymfulle peodnes gehata in p«re torhtan byrig tyn niht pa gen, swa him sylf bibead swegles agend, «rpon up stige ealles waldend on heofona gehyld. Hwite cwoman eorla eadgiefan englas togeanes.

«t is wel cweden, swa gewritu secga, p«t him albeorhte englas togeanes in pa halgan tid heapum cwoman, sigan on swegle. pa w«s symbla m«st geworden in wuldre. Wel p«t gedafena p«t to p«re blisse, beorhte gewerede, in p«s peodnes burg pegnas cwoman, weorud wlitescyne. Gesegon wilcuman on heahsetle heofones waldend, folca feorhgiefan, fr«twum ealles waldend middangeardes ond m«genprymmes. "Hafa nu se halga helle bireafod ealles p«s gafoles pe hi geardagum in p«t orlege unryhte swealg. Nu sind forcumene ond in cwicsusle gehynde ond geh«fte, in helle grund dugupum bid«led, deofla cempan. Ne meahtan wiperbrogan wige spowan, w«pna wyrpum, sippan wuldres cyning, heofonrices helm, hilde gefremede wip his ealdfeondum anes meahtum, p«r he of h«fte ahlod hupa m«ste of feonda byrig, folces unrim, pisne ilcan preat pe ge her on staria.

Wile nu gesecan sawla nergend g«sta giefstol, godes agen bearn,

«fter guplegan. Nu ge geare cunnon hw«t se hlaford is se pisne here l«de,

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