On Jun 29, 2022, Siri Cruise wrote on alt.atheism (in
> In article<almarsoft.647...@news.easynews.com
> Ted <tedsm...@gmail.com
> > On Tue, 28 Jun 2022 23:29:49 -0700 (PDT), JWS <jld...@skybeam.com
> > wrote:
> > > On Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 8:12:25 PM UTC-5, David Dalton wrote:
> > > > Let me know if you notice any effects.
> > > Sounds fishy.
> > Indeed
Perhaps I will have to wait for the waxing salmon (moon),
though in the waning salmon moon I did come to the
conclusion that some of my stuff was rejected.
> The addler walked with Othin wise
> with Hoenir under honey skies;
> they found a river fast and deep.
> They wanderred whither waters leap.
> An otter sat in arden reeds
> with lidded eyes below the weeds.
> He closed his eyes to cloak the thought
> the salmon soon would seem as naught.
> Then Loki threw a lethal stone
> that scathed its life from skin and bone.
> It loosed as aimed, to Loki's boast:
> both fish and otter flames would roast.
What’'s the source for that?
I wot that I hung on the wind-tossed tree
all of nights nine,
wounded by spear, bespoken to Othin,
bespoken myself to myself,
upon that tree of which none telleth
from what roots it doth rise.]
Neither horn they upheld nor handed me bread
I looked below me--
aloud I cried--
caught up the runes, caught them up wailing,
thence to the ground fell again.
Then began I to grow and gain in insight,
to wax eke in wisdom:
one verse led on to another verse,
One poem led on to another poem.
Stanzas 138, 139 and 141 of Havamal, The Poetic Edda (Hollander's
I relate that to my naked thorn hill climb, but I have not yet reached
the wisdom and sustained poetic creativity stage, which
Taliesin (Gwion Bach) implied that he also had in
"Gwion has kept the cauldron
David Dalton dal...@nfld.com https://www.nfld.com/~dalton
Salmon on the Thorns (mystic page)
“‘Then you saw me from the cathedral/Well I'm an ancient heart/Yes,
you saw me from the cathedral/And here we are just falling apart" (T.T.)