Odin at the Wisdom Well

"No valuables, a higher price!"
demanded Mimir
for one sip.

Wisdom never inexpensive,
Odin handed
his right eye

to see beyond
his ignorance.

Odin at the Wisdom Well © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

View this poem at AllPoetry.com

23 words (prompt limit).  Wishing Well brevity challenge prompt - link: https://allpoetry.com/contest/2776716-Brevity...-23-words-or-less-

More about Odin (the Norse mythological "All-Father," Mimir, and the well which he guards):



Submitted: April 15, 2021

AllPoetry.com             ArtOfInterpretation.com