Monthly Archives: February 2014

A Good Night’s Rest

How long has it been, since I truly slept? Come nightfall I linger, accepting the invitation to rest ~ with mock alacrity. Sure, I close my eyes, and go through the motion of sleep, but I am bereft of far … Continue reading

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On the shore of things lost

What a fate it would be, To be ripped away by the waves, And lost at sea. A northman washed ashore, Bereft of name and status, With no recollection of who he was before. I could think of things much … Continue reading

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A Spring in Stone

I have no recollection of how long it’s been. I do not remember some of the things, I know I’ve seen. How long have I wandered among them? How long did it take me to figure out, That I’m not … Continue reading

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Bjarkan

Through the reverberation of powerful drums, I have begun to see the face of The First, within the dancing flame of rite. I see a time when we were young in this world, walked among spirits, and hunted alongside Ancestors … Continue reading

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Hear Ye, Hear Ye

Perhaps it is folly on parade, but the smiling mask must stay on. I have had enough, of this soul-crushing sharade. So I chase the illusions, a colourful yet fragile dream, that imbued these stained-glass windows, with a breath of … Continue reading

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Rain

Just like the curtains of water pouring down around him, his own life lacked the clarity of blue summer skies. For every puddle on the path alongside the river snaking through the city he could feel the absence of the … Continue reading

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Water is better, not thicker.

Why do you not hear my voice, father? Am I not son enough to meet your expectations? Why do you not hear my tears, mother? Am I not child enough to warrant your attention? Why are you the only one … Continue reading

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