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~ By Courtesy of Others ~

 

A Valkyrie Invocation

My sister Valkyries, fetch-wives of Odin,

Swan Maidens and Mead Maidens, come forth,

Daughters of Freyja, sworn Battle Maidens, we call,

Those who ride the battlefields, Choosers of the Slain,

We welcome you, on this day, as we sing praises for the gifts you bring,

Oh, sweet Valkyries, embrace our fallen…

Ride them into the sweet halls of Valhalla.
 

© Larisa C Hunter  aka Mist    Kenaz Kindred

Author of "FULLTRÚI : Patrons in Ásatrú"

This work by Larisa C Hunter is licensed under a
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License.
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at www.kenaz.ca.

Image: "Die deutschen Staaten vor dem Tempel der Eintracht", Johannes Mühlenbruch,
German artist (1855-1932). Detail from wall painting, Rotes Rathaus, Berlin (destroyed).

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