Tag Archives: Norway

Norse Blood

Day 11. Since we referenced ancestors in yesterday’s stamp-poem, today let’s use the NaPoWriMo recommended prompt, “write a poem of origin.” My DNA test says I am 55% Norwegian and Swedish. The rest of me is mostly German (typical for … Continue reading

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When I die, I want to go to Norway

When I die, I want to go to Norway When I die, I want to go to Norway Heaven can’t be blonder than an earthen roofed, square-log house overlooking a fjord. I’ll listen to sheep bells and hike from glacier … Continue reading

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Falling Water

Another poem from my trip to Norway. There were so many waterfalls. The one pictured here is called Feigefossen in Urnes.  It falls  218 meters/715 feet is the second highest uninterrupted waterfall in Norway. Enjoy the poem. Falling Water so … Continue reading

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Glacier

On a recent trip to Norway, I got the opportunity to hike to and touch a glacier, to feel it’s energy and ponder “who” they are. Here is the poem that resulted. Enjoy! Glacier old ragged dirty a floating creature … Continue reading

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Viking Ship

I wrote this poem after a week in Norway, a visit to the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo, and reading William Sullivan’s book  “The Ship in the Hill.” Being of Norwegian and Swedish decent, this was a very connecting trip … Continue reading

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