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    Posted by Catherine on November 19, 2019 at 5:22 pm


    The Minnying of Ojorad is a poem used in Fragment Three.


    The Minnying of Ojorad is a poem about several animals coming together to mourn an important figure. The animals appear to be anthropomorphic. Each of the animals represents one of the six Guilds. The animals are as follows:

    According to The Last Traveler, the Minnying is a poem used for remembrance.

    The Poem

    The minnying of Ojorad

    was held at Vidivinty’s glade,

    a notion Good King Capra had

    that proper reverence be paid

    to one who fell on Baryn soil,

    in diamond coat of blue and red.

    The four who stood in mourning voiles

    with deep respect their tributes said.

    In vermulid tones the cat first spake

    Through briaring fronge her tones did rake

    from catafalque to ancient tree.

    Said she, “Here Magister Woodland lies.

    A brave sourl released from jewelled eyes,

    bereft of home, his light soars free.”

    The second, the Unowl

    evinced a brillatent scowl

    for she found not the words to mote.

    So she unfurled her cowl

    to charm fallen and fowl

    with the weaves of an outstretched wing

    From the third, a mouse with girlish hair,

    as her mournful tears clad hallowed air

    declaim’d the Plaint of Nhadastra.

    “Lo, the stars shine less intently now

    in the firmament of glory’s crown.

    The lustre of our friend moves on.”

    And finally, the julbous toad,

    in his gown of winking woad,

    sang a stark yet stirring ode

    on the hauce his master rode

    from the Crook of Ghyver’s Cross

    to the Fallen Mokonode.

    The Merest part a way of weather

    when Watch elects the final frinning

    Ebends unbound Mora’s tether

    and Forged the Thorns in drubbin minn’ing

    To mark the end of their lament,

    King Capra rose o’er gathered sways.

    “We’ll sing no more! Dance our assent

    to morrows and our yester days!”


    Various lines of the poem were posted on Deirdre Green’s blog and Instagram account during Fragment Three. The poem was eventually reordered by Mountaineer recruits, and was used by Cole Sumner to remember the alternate name for Obenhedge, Vhelicorus.

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