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What Shall We Do With a Drunken Heathen      MP3 (2,2 MB)
Tune: "What Shall We Do With a Drunken Sailor"

1. What shall we do with a drunken heathen,
What shall we do with a drunken heathen,
What shall we do with a drunken heathen,
early in the morning ?

Refrain:
Hooray, and up he rises,
Hooray, and up he rises,
Hooray, and up he rises,
early in the morning.

2. Hang him in the tree until hes sober,
    Hang him in the tree until hes sober,
    Hang him in the tree until hes sober,
    early in the morning.

Refrain

3. Put him in the bog until hes over,...

4. Send him to the Thing at nine in the morning,

5. Give him one more beer and he will recover,

6. Send him to pillage in the village,

7. Make him tell all stories from the Edda,

8. Take away his horn, and you will be sorry,

9. Let the valkyries take him to Valhalla,

Lyrics 2006 Michaela Macha, Michael Schtz of Asatru-Ring Frankfurt (Germany)
& Frigga Asraaf, Michiel, Rachl and Wilco of Het Rad (Netherlands)

Image: "Odin in Valhall", detail, Yngve Oliver Eriksen His Galleries

Alternative text:

1. What shall we do with a drunken heathen,
2. Hang him in a tree until hes sober,
3. Put him in the bog until hes over,...
4. Send him to the Althing at nine in the morning,
5. Make him tell the Edda in Old Icelandic,...
6. Send him with a valkyrie to Valhalla,...
7. Thats what we do with a drunken heathen,...

Michaela Macha

License: This poem may be freely distributed, provided it remains
unchanged, including the copyright notice and this License:

This work by Michaela Macha (www.odins-gift.com) is licensed
under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives License.

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