I don't know what I can say about this poem that won't speak for itself. It is beautiful imagery and I sincerely hope you will read and enjoy it as much as I have enjoyed creating a translation.
The Dream of the Rood
Suggested Age-Range: First communion-aged (with help), Confirmation-aged, adult
Look for: the two natures of Christ--human and divine, Christ's love and mercy, the judgment
Be Wary of: --
Availability: Full translation available at Literary Catechist.