Poem — Rassragrmol

Once he knelt before the Lady, long ago And mastered was the Master in his pride, And once he walked while in a witch’s guise And while in Samsey worked a witch’s spells. And so I wear my vestments, women’s guise; Adorned with bells, I wear the cat-skin gloves; In rites untamed I offer up … Continue reading Poem — Rassragrmol

Poem: “Fire From Stone”

In Norse and Germanic mythology, Wayland (Volund in Old Norse) is a really interesting character who sort of straddles the line between folk hero and minor deity.  He has his own story, of course, but he's best known as a blacksmith and craftsman, and like the Greek Daedalus and Finnish Ilmarinen he's credited with creating … Continue reading Poem: “Fire From Stone”