A Facebook Talisman from the Skald

The Skald looked at the Facebook and observed the various discussions about privacy notices and supposed talismans that the masses posted to protect themselves from the Facebook’s varying whims. The Skald concluded that a talisman of his own would be a good idea. He then posted this verse, but it had a rather different purpose than the others. (Please share the picture, without alterations, as much as you like.)



Háskólavísur 07: Nýtt Ár Ríma (New Year Rhyme)

Having reached at last the end of 2014, the skald and his lady enjoyed two Icelandic New Year’s traditions — the bonfires and fireworks. Then Eirik composed this ríma in the ferskeytt meter:

Mighty bonfire, burning fierce
brightly will shine, searing.
Deep it will the darkness pierce,
undimmed things appearing.

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