Thursday, September 27, 2007

Word of the Day

It was Time's morning,
When there nothing was;
Nor sand, nor sea,
Nor cooling billows.
Earth there was not,
Nor Heaven above
The Ginnugagap* was,
But grass was nowhere.

*"yawning gap", abyss

-The Voluspa, prologue to the Edda

By Professor Batty


Blogger Móðir, kona, meyja said...

Ah, I see you are reading true literature!

Blogger Darien Fisher-Duke said...

I haven't read this at all. Is it very accessible? (not finding--reading) Good luck packing. I loved using my LED headlamp at Yosemite. I got over the feeling of looking geeky quickly. And there won't be anyone to laugh at you except the deer, and they'll be too busy mating!

Blogger Professor Batty said...

... I must confess, I just found the quote, but I am looking for a reasonably priced copy...

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