For Lady Æsa feilinn Jossursdottir

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For Lady Æsa feilinn Jossursdottir

Matthias foe-fearsome,
for Feilinn strives brightly;
her cunning quill quickness
Queen Thyra relies on.
What wit she can word-strike
waits for Eastern Kingdom
should shield-friend King's squire
share laurel rose circlet.

This poem is a Drottkvaett, a commonly used Norse verse form for praise poetry

Written for Æsa feilinn Jossursdottir By Marguerite Ingen Lachlainn with the assistance and council of Grim the Skald for the Fall 2014 Crown Tournament Poetry Project