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~ Poetry by me ~



Who Started It All (To Odin)

So who
started it all
did you begin
with Ask and Embla
or did we shape you, Shape-Shifter ?
a mirror reflecting a mirror
anyoneīs guess
but do we need you ? Or you us ?
To survive
love isnīt needed,
nor laughter, friendship nor gods
but to live
dearly we need them.
Did you call me, or did I
visit you uninvited ?
Do I follow, or do you
watch me from behind ?
It is no matter
as I bring you my sacrifice
I donīt know who started it all, but
letīs finish it
together.

Đ 2004 Michaela Macha

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Notes:
Ask and Embla: "ash" and another tree, from which Odin and his two brothers shaped the first male and female human

 

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