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Dialogue between Njordr and Skadi


You are following me
As a giant shade

The hills were a burden to me
I did not endure in them,
Only nine – days, months, years?

I went sick from the howling of the wolves
After the hearing of the swans.


I could not sleep on the beach
Because of the rumbling of the tides

He awakes me every morning,
He who comes from the deep.

© Original & translation:
Wim Aanen     Wimssite

Images: "Njörd's desire of the Sea" and "Skadi's longing for the Mountains",
William Gershom Collingwood (1854-1932). Public Domain.

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