~ Poetry by me ~
The Song of Odin
I am the rider of the tree
I am a draught of poet's mead
I am the socket's empty yawn
I am hunger: Who but I
Will sacrifice his self to Self?
I am the guest you don't expect
I am a song to wake the dead
I am a tide that drowns your mind
I am a trickster: Who but I
Brings woe to you and weal at once?
I am the spear to find your heart
I am a wolf within the woods
I am a storm that tears apart
I am creator: Who but I
Gives unto deadwood breath of life?
I am the counsel that brings fame
I am a sword that drinks your blood
I am a raven on a corpse
I am a gallows: Who but I
Brings you to death while holding you?
I am the walker and the way
I am the gateway and the key
I am the rope of every thread
I am the end of every means.
© 2006 Michaela
Inspired by "The Song of Amergin"
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"Eisreich", © Thyra.