Source Database: 
ELMCIP
Source Entry URL: 
Source Entry OAI-PMH Identifier: 
oai:elmcip.net:6461
Author(s) of the Source Entry: 
Hannelen Leirvåg
Source Entry Language(s): 
English
Description(s): 

This poem reads like a riddle in the Anglo-Saxon poetic tradition evidenced in Beowulf and the Exeter Book. A common characteristic is for the object to be the speaker describing itself through personification, metaphor, and double entendres (often sexual).

(Source: Leonardo Flores, I ♥ E-Poetry)