another round of Scandinavian poetry and natural wonders

Mike Koontz
Dec 22, 2018 · 2 min read

While goblins sleep,
next to the withered thing, which
they
now,
call
mankind’s rusty
cauldron

I take your hand, across the fields
of nightscapes starry trail, I lead you over
the daisies meadow,
that solemn hides
beneath
the hills
of moss and tree

And while we walk
this forlorn path that hides
by day
We sometimes face
the dark-faced horses
with souls that burn
like endless ember, a silent song we sing
to them

to calm the dark night’s creatures
those that guards
this road we claimed,

like a step of two and four
from
billows
wooden bridge
across
their giant hooves
our path
goes wayward straight
into
the dream enchanted

But
each time, we find the glade
we swift discover, bands
of brand new worlds
that forms,
this
endless
question
upon your tongue

hiding
in
each grand meeting

of this path

By cows and wagons oft most traveled
Is this real, a proper dream
weaved like arrows
of mankind’s soul
that feathered fly

or do we
stand
in truth beyond, the border honest

Upon the shores of mighty ravens
Where no one dreams
But chance perhaps
a flock
of sweet
dark
horses

that gallop across,
each nights
meadow

to take us home

Across the river of daytime’s realm

music of the day
Heartbreak and seance by Cradle of filth
https://open.spotify.com/track/7eALH1hQMWO3M2qsRByHyy

the dreamweavers tree by Mike Koontz

And now, it is time for my annual winter solstice break.
I have workouts to do, a snow-filled winter to enjoy indoor as well as outside in the deep dark forest and the snow filled hills and valleys. Add to that, books and stories, articles and client stuff to finish and publish, and all this wondrous natural winter life to enjoy.

Enjoy the rest of your December, no matter if it is summer or winter where you dwell, besides, I am sure you need some vacation too from my wickedly productive 2018 :).

See you soon world :).

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beyond2c

beyond2c

From the northern halls of the Vikings home comes this tribe of creative heralds. Writers, poets, photographers, creatives, great thinkers, fitness geeks, and experts. There are no stones and thoughts, and creative adventures left unturned in the pages of Beyond2c.

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