Page: Profile: Poetry
||Total Views: 12,155,173
VxPoem ID: 36928
Posted: September 20th. 2009 5:02:27 PM
by Joshua Perz
Age Group: Adult
Thor and Odin--river meeting--
insults hurled at each other.
"You're a peasant"--"You're elitist.
All you bring is death and ruin."
"And your followers are barely living--
scratching, saving, pecking at dirt.
Though their lives are brief, my people
live their moments to the fullest."
"Without my followers, you'd have none.
Who would feed them; who would serve them?
People who work and people who grow
are the ones who truly live."
Seething with rage, they glared at each other
till the river between them boiled.
There they parted with no solution
to the peasant and the lord.
Author's Notes: Based on a meeting between Thor and Odin in the Elder Edda. It's thought that Thor's cult was popular among the peasantry, while Odin's was popular among the rulers and warriors.
Author's Location: Schererville, Indiana
More Poems: Joshua Perz has posted 19 additional poems- View them?
Author's Profile: To learn more about Joshua Perz - Click HERE
Contact Me Via Email...
Email Invites Note: Yes! I have opted to receive invites to Pagan events, groups, and commercial sales
Disclaimer: The Witches' Voice inc does not verify the accuracy of the details stated in this listing, nor do we vouch for the value of the goods or services presented here... As with all contacts and financial dealings in cyberspace, we encourage you to use caution and wisdom in your dealings with strangers.
Political Statements: Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren's Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches' Voice, Inc. TWV is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization.
State/Country flags created by 3dflags.com and are used with permission
Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2015 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.
Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.
Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren’s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches’ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.
Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.
Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.