Poems: My Own
Poems: By others
Poems: Classical
Poems: International
Music & Songs
Stories & Myths
Links to Poetry
Submit a Poem
The latest



Welcome! I'm Michaela. Read, enjoy & share your poetry with others!
Discover the beauty of Norse mythology in guises both old and new.
Feel free to participate, and come back to visit over 2.600 poems, songs and MP3.
heck "The latest".
A big "Thank You!" to all who made this collection possible!

Poems: My own, e.g.


Come to the Well

What He Asked


To a New Odinsman


Poems: By many others, e.g.

Surpassing the Winter      Arith Härger

Almighty Thor                 Glenn Bergen

Wassail House Gods        Jeff Wolf

Freyrsman’s Curse          Gullin Freyrson

Harvest Lord                   Tracy Nichols

Poems: Norse Historical & Classical Poetry
The Rune Poems, a "Best of" from Eddas and  Sagas, 
from the Middle Ages to the early 20th century,
and translated Scandinavian, Faroese & German  works.

Poems: International Multilingual Poetry
Heathens of Midgard, unite :-)! Poems in Spanish, Portuguese,
Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, German, Italian, Dutch, Russian...
along with English translations.

Music & Songs: The Heathen Songbook Online
Lyrics, MP3 and sheet music.
Find & share songs for ritual, children, or fun!

Music & Songs: Northern Music Links
Heathen albums, online music, websites, radio stations
and projects; broad overview from Folk to Metal bands.

Stories & Myths
Old stories & new myths in mythological or modern settings,
retellings and original interpretations.

Special Themes
Alliterative Poetry, Poetic Forms, A Suite of Yule Songs,
Creative Commons / Licensed Poetry, The Poetry Duel

Links to Poetry
Heathen poetry sites, books, magazines, forums, art;
sources, translations & essays concerning Old Norse

Tips for Poets
Just getting started? Exploring new possibilities?
Tips for what to do when giddy with Poets' Mead.

News in the World of Heathen Poetry & Prose
A bulletin board for upcoming and newly published books,
calls for submissions etc. Let us know about your work!

Creative Commons and other Licenses
Keep your copyright, allow people to share your poetry!
Help your poem to become widely known. This is how.

My album "Der Ruf der Götter" (The Call of the Gods)
15 German Asatru folk/rock songs by "Skaldenmet".
Listen to MP3 samples & read the lyrics in English! And order it... ;-)

Reviews of Heathen Books containing poetry, tales, prayers or inspirational texts.
Non-Norse Poetry by me & by others: A quaint little corner.

My other websites:

Asatru Ring Frankfurt & Midgard (bilingual)
Worldwide spiritual community, centered in Germany.
Articles, free resources & more about living our faith.
International contacts welcome!

German Asatru Poetry & Songs Collection.
The sister site of Odin´s Gift, featuring over 600 poems,
lyrics, MP3, and sheet music.



Submitted works and artwork are the sole property of and copyrighted by their authors.
No distribution or use without their prior consent, unless indicated otherwise; I´ll gladly forward requests.

My own poems are under a Creative Commons License, and under these conditions may be freely used, distributed, posted,
displayed on websites etc. In case you´d like to put them in print, please drop me an email - it flatters me no end ;-).

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