Hymn to the Blood Brothers

Hail to Him who drank Gunnlöð’s mead,
and hail to Him who ate Gullveig’s heart.
To Odin and Loki, Blood Brothers, hail!

Hail to Frigga’s Lord,
and hail to Sigyn’s Love.
To Odin and Loki, Blood Brothers, hail!

Hail to Thor’s Father,
and hail to Thor’s Friend.
To Odin and Loki, Blood Brothers, hail!

Hail to Sleipnir’s Rider,
and hail to Sleipnir’s Mother.
To Odin and Loki, Blood Brothers, hail!

Hail to the Breath-Giver,
and hail to the Blood-Giver.
To Odin and Loki, Blood Brothers, hail!

Hail to the Wisdom-Giver,
and hail to the Wit-Giver.
To Odin and Loki, Blood Brothers, hail!

Hail to the Wolf-Feeder,
and hail to the Wolf-Father.
To Odin and Loki, Blood Brothers, hail!

Hail to the All-Father,
and hail to the Witch-Mother.
To Odin and Loki, Blood Brothers, hail!

Hail to the Spear-Shaker,
and hail to the Thread-Tangler.
To Odin and Loki, Blood Brothers, hail!

Hail to the Hel-Road Traveller,
and hail to the Sky-Treader.
To Odin and Loki, Blood Brothers, hail!

Hail to the Raven’s Friend,
and hail to the Vulture’s Path.
To Odin and Loki, Blood Brothers, hail!

Hail to the Rune-Finder,
and hail to the Lie-Finder.
To Odin and Loki, Blood Brothers, hail!

Hail to the Way-Seeker,
and hail to the Treasure-Bringer.
To Odin and Loki, Blood Brothers, hail!

Hail to the Wind-Howler,
and hail to the Earth-Shaker.
To Odin and Loki, Blood Brothers, hail!

Hail to the Tree-Rider,
and hail to the Net-Weaver.
To Odin and Loki, Blood Brothers, hail!

Hail to the Wolf’s Foe,
and hail to the Watcher’s Bane.
To Odin and Loki, Blood Brothers, hail!

Hail to the Hanged God,
and hail to the Bound God.
To Odin and Loki, Blood Brothers, hail!

Hail to the High One,
and hail to the Middle Being.
To Odin and Loki, Blood Brothers, hail!

Hail to the Story-Teller,
and hail to the Story-Mover.
To Odin and Loki, Blood Brothers, hail!

Hail to the Hunter,
and hail to the Horned.
To Odin and Loki, Blood Brothers, hail!

Hail to the Silence in the Storm,
and hail to the Fire in the Water.
To Odin and Loki, Blood Brothers, hail!

Hail to the Madness in Wisdom,
and hail to the Wisdom in Madness.
To Odin and Loki, Blood Brothers, hail!

Hail to the Nameless,
and hail to the Formless.
To Odin and Loki, Blood Brothers, hail!

Hail to Him who drinks with the Trickster,
and hail to Him who walks with the Wanderer.
To Odin and Loki, Blood Brothers, hail!

~ Magpie Mason

N.B.: This is (very) loosely based on the structure of the Ardhanareshwara Stotram from the Hindu tradition.

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