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JANNA R

Tales from the otherside of nowhere.

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Finland

Disconnected

Why are so many of us disconnected from the gravity of earth With voices so high and have dismantled the hearth Walking on stilts or lumbering alone Carrying one heaving stone What are we afraid of when we cannot sit... Continue Reading →

Newcomers

Tenderfoot and Greenhorn found the land of the north They walked slowly with care as they went forth In this new land they found their own way Growing stronger in both night and day For Tenderfoot solefully treads the green... Continue Reading →

The People.

First the Vikings came with myth and sword Then the church with their one book and cross Then the soviets with a promise of freedom But still feet trailed the woodland moss Then the fears of military grids became home And faith and truth was... Continue Reading →

Sloe Shillelagh

The blackthorn tree is calling The shadow of Morrigan is falling In the night from beneath the earth Here we call the Blackthorn, Oratuomi The Thorn of Judgement tree The bleading hearts of Morrigan and Aestraea Raining down to calm the hysteria Shillelagh long and... Continue Reading →

U & Mi

I only know you as you are As your breath heaves like a barge I only see you as you are Sitting there rather large I feel so small next to you Though I smell fear through your left shoe... Continue Reading →

Royalty

Those who wear the crowns in this world Are not the queens and kings Or those with material wealth But those who can walk through the woods And always find a way to sustain their lives In harmony with the nature around... Continue Reading →

I believe in Faeries

If you believe in goblins You will grow a long greedy nose If you believe in ogres You will grow heavy stone toes If you believe in Santa Claus You will grow a fat round belly And if you believe in... Continue Reading →

The Wolf and the Rabbit

Once upon a time there was a lone wolf who live at the edge of the forest, not too far from a village. There she lived watching the villagers get on with their lives, working, dancing and playing. She wanted to join them,... Continue Reading →

The Witches

Who do you let into your home Who runs your earthly dome And grips hard your soul Playing your tune and role She may come as a saviour Doing you a huge favour Letting you out to flee In the wind to play... Continue Reading →

Three-Six-Nine

Three-Six-Nine Triangle-Hexagon-Nonagon Try to find the words to break a hex For all the squares they perplex Non you shall find in crosses of churches But perhaps in a forest full of birches Stay out of rooms of 90 degree angle... Continue Reading →

Peace

I have made my peace Letting you go There was nothing I could ever do To please or satisfy you I should have done less But I only just learnt that lesson In these last few years Long ago it was never... Continue Reading →

Bogland

Here I sit between heaven and hell Like a child with stories to tell Mother on my left, Father on my right As I hold the reigns good and tight Father wields a mighty sword Crafted near the deepest fjord While Mother's sword rose from... Continue Reading →

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