Wednesday 2 October 2013

Dagmar Halvdan, Award of the Scarlet Banner (prologue only), 2007

She called on Æthelmearc’s homeland
And left the raven’s feasting;
Accompanied by five men
They stained their weapons crimson.
The warriors they felled there,
All of them great fighters,
Towering like oak-trees
Glory was won by Dagmar.

By THLaird Colyne Stewart. Based on Thorgils’ verse to Gudrun, regarding vengeance for Bolli. From the Laxdæla Saga, 1245. Written with THL Þorfinna gráfeldr.

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