Thursday, 20 December 2012

Havamal Snippets 12: Alcohol is Bad for the Memory

It's Wednesday (Woden/Odin's Day) which means that it's time for another verse from the Havamal 'Sayings of the High One - Odin'. The poem full of wisdom, both everyday and ethereal. (The poem can be found in full HERE):
12. A worse provision
no man can take from table
than too much beer-bibbing:
for the more he drinks
the less control he has
of his own mind. 
So much for the image of the drunkard, marauding Viking(!)


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