Read and Tell, Iceland

Day 29 NaPoWriMo. Second to last day of this stamp-poem project. So many countries to choose from. I landed on Iceland because it seems to be the “hot” place to visit. One friend brought back a wave-rounded black volcanic rock. Another friend a hand-knit wool sweater with a puffin on it. Another friend loved the geysers, another the wind-swept views. I love that Iceland shows us how to be readers and writers. Enjoy the poem.
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Read and Tell, Iceland

Viking settlers
with big stories
sitting in the round house
telling legends
of gods and men.
In a cold place
with long, dark winters
sagas are a sport,
a way to keep the spirits up,
kvöldvaka
a social way of sharing
“yarns” and poems
while spinning the harvest of wool
and making tools for spring planting

Yes, Icelanders are story tellers,
book lovers, and publishers
in a sharing way
a community way
jólabókaflóð
the book flood
at Christmas
rousing talk of the best sagas.

About createthedawn

Dawn’s calling is for her poetry to “light the gloomy corners of the world.” She writes custom poems life events important to you. Dawn also facilitates writing workshops both online and face-to-face, is a dynamic speaker on inspiration, innovation, change, and healing. Dawn believes in the power of poetry to process, to focus, to align, and to find our way to happiness and fulfillment. Thus, her business and her blog are called: create the dawn.
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2 Responses to Read and Tell, Iceland

  1. Nathan says:

    Love the vibe!!

    Like

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