I was a piece of grain In Cerridwen’s belly That grew into a man. Gwion Bach devoured, Reborn […]
Note: This is an excerpt from a larger project that I have been working on for many years concerning the mythical and legendary history of Britain.
(The Ancient History of Britannia)
by Emrys of Carmarthen (c 390 CE)
Edited by John W. Leys
They came from beyond the horizon, perhaps traveling on sunbeams across the heavens, and settled beyond the north wind. The Eldar, the elder races, who inhabited these lands long before the advent of mankind. Tall and slight of build their delicate features radiate an unexpected sense of power, intelligence, and beauty. Though they are said to have a lifespan several times that of a man, their lives are said to be significantly shorter than their forbearers, who were said to be practically immortal, barring accidents. Whether this is due to, as some claim, interbreeding with mankind, or merely a sign
of entropy’s ever-increasing hold on our world is ultimately unknown. Called the Ælfar, a name thought to be related to the Latin word album (white) due to their pale complexion and the glow they radiate, their ultimate origin is a mystery, even, it would seem, to themselves.
Glorious kingdom of the sons of Alßiz, Stretching from the gleaming towers Of Taran in Falias, Near the […]
Đwerȝaz, Đwerȝar Föðr, Twergar Fater, Dvergar Föðr, Craftsman, smith; miner, Born of Alβiz Alfar Föðr, Apprentice to his […]
Half written poems and unfinished thoughts Scribbled in notebooks and scraps of paper, Lost and forgotten in the […]
Alβiz Alfar Föðr, Born of moonbeams Dancing on the fog of the forrest Near the river of Rhun, […]
Đwerȝaz, Twerg, Dweorg, Dvergr, Dvergar, Dwarrows, Dwarfs; Dwarves Svartálfar, Ælfar who prefer the dark to the day, Cave […]
Angels Ælfar Malakhim Divine monsters, messengers of truth Raven whispering in Yeshayahu’s ear. Arriving in flaming wheel flying […]
You might consider these “outtakes” or alternate versions of yesterday’s haiku, Inhabitants of Níu Heimar. I’m honestly not sure […]
Æsir, Vanir; Men Ælfar, Svartælfar; Jötnar Fog, Fire, and Hel 2-22-17 Note: There are two alternate versions of this […]