The Norseman legacy

Viking raiders came from overseas

Brutal ways of enacting things obscene,

Raping, pillaging burning all

Hoping the Anglo-Saxon throne may fall,

So many raids and so many battles

Were waged up on the English shores,

The fear was palpable when vikings were abroad

They were a brutal lawless hoard,

From Scandinavian lands they would cause

The deaths of many in the thrall,

Of Odin and Valhalla’s names of which the Vikings truly adored

The lands they invaded the left burned and scorched,

And so by doing so in history their name is forged

Viking culture, viking laws, now in this time held in awe,

I wonder what they are glorified for

Surely not for their horrors, bloodshed and gore,

Yet somehow we want Norse mythology more

Then we ever thought we wanted before.

Published by fauxcroft

spiritually aware and compassionate. Experiencing being human through my conscious reality in an illusory world.

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