~ Tips for Poets ~
"I don't give a damn for a man that can only spell a word one way." - Mark Twain
II. What´s in a Poem?
2. Style: The Tools of the Trade
Kennings are also an Important device used in the writting of heathen poetry.
Some modern examples of kennings would be 'riding the waves' and 'hail of
bullets'. Some tradition examples that we would find in the Eddas would be 'nag
of the sea' or 'wave steed'to describe a boat.