Check out me reading my strange piece for the second Realm of the Vikings.
The Nine Realms
9 months, 22 poets and writers, 22 Artists, 3 composers, 1 Viking boat: a magical reworking of Norse Mythology for contemporary audiences
Poems and Writing inspired by the Norse realm of Asgard
Jim C. Mackintosh, Rebecca Audra Smith,
Kate Garrett and Nat Hall
by Jim C. Mackintosh
Somewhere in the folds of dreams, Vanaheim
Floats on ribbons of imagination; in time
To swallow heavens with magical disregard
For vain complexities born of human chaos
Banishing greed and fury to the grub of Utangard
No need for pale weakness in shabby human form.
Though widening hollows struck its walls, a storm
Sparked by Odin’s scheme, of vengeful desire
To suck wisdom’s juice from blackened earth
The mulch of trampled souls lost in bloody mire.
Breathless rivers pooled, their exhausted course
Amongst the crumble of once proud walls; a source
Of peace, a reluctant…
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