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Ingrid's Poem
by Linda Newton Perry
Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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From the novel Forced Blood The Norseman
by Linda Newton-Perry and Christopher Perry

Thunder pain, rain blood
Odin dries the Norsemen's tears
To suffer the land he loves.
The sea be his life for the land thin,
Stretching over rock, sining through sand.
Sons sacrificed: brave warrior, or common thief
He holds to his blood and his life--the Sea.
Back again to land, home and kin
To watch over woman's blood.

Blood be rain, thunder pain,
Lo! There Odin watches,
While Thor delivers the thunder
The life-quickening rains.
If in life where one stands be only Luck
Then, if there be no Luck with you,
Best when born--you be hurled
Into the fjord--into the sea.

When I was born--Where I was born
Nei, never was I asked, never was it up to me.
Here, be I, speaking of Odin,
Speaking of Thor, speaking of Luck
And prankster god Loki.
It is all I know, I am of woman's blood.
I'm a Norse woman--I know no other to believe!

Linda Newton-Perry






Forced Blood The Norseman
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Reviewed by steve Chering 7/19/2009
Loki was always my favourite villain!
Great idea 'tis this! Fab write!!
Reviewed by 000 000 9/27/2008
Brave warrior:or common thief. This writing follows the stories I have read of the Norsemen and women. They were considered thieves and pillagers. They were true in battle and proud to die. Wonderful reading.
Reviewed by Connie Faust 6/22/2008
Fascinating view from the Norse woman.

Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 6/5/2008
Good Morning Linda,
I really enjoyed your style of writing in this poetic story poem
Embraced ~ Embrassť
Reviewed by Michelle Mead 5/3/2008
Such stregnth and a mystical history feel of legends long ago.
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 5/3/2008
Good luck with the novel, Linda. I hope this is just
the beginning of more fine verse to come.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 5/1/2008
Interesting and does permeate food for thought, well done...

Be always safe,

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