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With lovely songs of Sorcery

Here in the north each night is a whole winter long. Yet the place is fair enough, doubt it not! Thou shalt see sights here such as thou…

Do not miss this Holy War!

Do not miss this Holy War It leads to Paradise The goal is Firdawsa where you will have beautiful girls and all your wishes will come true Do…

Åsgårdsreia – Odin’s Wild hunt

Thy rest was deep at the slumberer’s hour If thou didst not hear the blast Of the savage horn, from the mountain-tower, As the Wild Night-Huntsman pass’d, And…

The Smith and the Baker

Johan Herman Wessel (1742 – 1785) was a Norwegian-Danish poet known for his many humorous and satiric verse tales, referring to man’s foolishness and injustice. In “Smeden og bageren”…

When Two Surrender….

When two surrender to each other they are subject to the force of creation the momentous, awesome force of creation   that it is which causes the grass…

Your Way

Ingen har varda den vegen du skal gå, ut i det ukjende, ut i det blå. Dette er din veg. Berre du skal gå han. Og det er…

Terje Vigen

  There lived a remarkably grizzled man on the uttermost, barren isle. He never harmed, in the wide world’s span, a soul by deceit or by guile; His…

Fanitullen

Fanitullen – The tune of the Devil

 I hine hårde dager – da ved øldrikk og svir hallingdølens knivblad – satt løst i hans slir, da kvinnene til gilde – bar likskjorten med, hvori de kunne legge – sin…

Black crosses

Black crosses in white snow stooped in rain, awry. Here came the dead over the thorny moor with their crosses over their shoulders and laid them by and…

You shall be True….

…But not to any man who in cold greed clings to your hands. Not to any ideal flashing in big letters but not touching your heart. Not to…

To the Star (Til Stjernen) by Henrik Ibsen

Pallid star! Despatch a sign From the heights eternal! For the soul´s eye twinkle, shine Friendly, though supernal!   Must thy symbolled message seek To rouse yearning merely? Teach me so…

The Husband Who Was to Mind the House (Norwegian folktale)

Once upon a time there was a man who was so bad tempered because he thought his wife never did anything right in the house. One evening, during haymaking season,…