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”

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We, Ourselves [poem]

We are the sons of witches, and we are the daughters of Hell, And we are the feral children of powers ancient and fell; And once we sang the death-songs, and beat the chanter’s drum, And once we read the entrails to speak of days to come, And once were wed to the Gods, and … Continue reading We, Ourselves [poem]