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A Mnemonic Poem for LearningOghamTreeOrder:byCrowsfoot

Postby nonsuchwayne » 08 Jun 2011, 12:02

By Hands and Toes,
Align the sacred trees in rows.
(Gives us the number for basic 20 Ogham trees)

The Ogham Poem:

By Right And Winged Angelic Host,
On Harps Herald A Vision,
Inspired By Beauty Eternal,
Forewarned Forearmed Heaven Arrives Yonder.


The Trees:
By – Birch
Right – Rowan
And – Alder
Winged – Willow
Angelic – Ash
Host – Hawthorn
On – Oak
Harps – Holly
Herald – Hazel
A – Apple
Vision – Vine
Inspired – Ivy
By – Broom
Beauty – Blackthorn
Eternal – Elder
Heaven – Heather
Arrives – Aspen
Yonder - Yew

Just started to learn the Ogham and I came up with this mnemonic to help me> I hope it is of interest for others:)

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Re: A Mnemonic Poem for LearningOghamTreeOrder:byCrowsfoot

Postby Argenta » 09 Jun 2011, 07:20

Thanks, I was just looking for something like that yesterday!
I am not young enough to know everything. (O.W.)

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Re: A Mnemonic Poem for LearningOghamTreeOrder:byCrowsfoot

Postby ebhadh » 29 Jun 2011, 13:42

Just to add -
Forarmed - Fir
Forwarned - Furze

A stitch in time saves nine

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