This version was taken from the Complete Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Poetry and is freely distributable .

Verse Indeterminate Saxon

1 Mg ic be me sylfum sogied wrecan,
sias secgan, hu ic geswincdagum
earfohwile oft rowade,
bitre breostceare gebiden hbbe,
5 gecunnad in ceole cearselda fela,
atol ya gewealc, r mec oft bigeat
nearo nihtwaco t nacan stefnan,
onne he be clifum cnossa. Calde gerungen
wron mine fet, forste gebunden,
10 caldum clommum, r a ceare seofedun
hat ymb heortan; hungor innan slat
merewerges mod. t se mon ne wat
e him on foldan fgrost limpe,
hu ic earmcearig iscealdne s
15 winter wunade wrccan lastum,
winemgum bidroren,
bihongen hrimgicelum; hgl scurum fleag.
r ic ne gehyrde butan hlimman s,
iscaldne wg. Hwilum ylfete song
20 dyde ic me to gomene, ganetes hleoor
ond huilpan sweg fore hleahtor wera,
mw singende fore medodrince.
Stormas r stanclifu beotan, r him stearn oncw
isigfeera; ful oft t earn bigeal,
25 urigfera; ne nig hleomga
feasceaftig fer frefran meahte.
27 Foron him gelyfe lyt, se e ah lifes wyn
gebiden in burgum, bealosia hwon,
wlonc ond wingal, hu ic werig oft
30 in brimlade bidan sceolde.
Nap nihtscua, noran sniwde,
hrim hrusan bond, hgl feol on eoran,
33 corna caldast. Foron cnyssa nu
heortan geohtas, t ic hean streamas,
35 sealtya gelac sylf cunnige;
mona modes lust mla gehwylce
fer to feran, t ic feor heonan
eleodigra eard gesece.
Foron nis s modwlonc mon ofer eoran,
40 ne his gifena s god, ne in geogue to s hwt,
ne in his ddum to s deor, ne him his dryhten to s hold,
t he a his sfore sorge nbbe,
to hwon hine dryhten gedon wille.
Ne bi him to hearpan hyge ne to hringege,
45 ne to wife wyn ne to worulde hyht,
ne ymbe owiht elles, nefne ymb ya gewealc,
ac a hafa longunge se e on lagu funda.
48 Bearwas blostmum nima, byrig fgria,
wongas wlitiga, woruld onette;
50 ealle a gemonia modes fusne
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