Fehu is the rune of pentacles. Pentacles is the suit of wealth, and Fehu is the rune of wealth. Having made that comparison, forget the court cards because they’re not Fehu. Think about the hard-working 7 and 8 of pentacles. Think of the money-lending 6 of pentacles. Think of the care that the 5 of […]
Uruz decided to do something special for Fehu. They had been married for many years, celebrating their way through the summers and surviving the winters together. Uruz wanted to let his beautiful bride know how much he still loved her. First he went to Raidho the traveler, and bought some of those sweet candies Raidho […]
What Will We Discuss Today? Today, we will discuss the Aces of each suit and, by extension, the meanings of the suits. I will include a selection of many versions of each card to hopefully give you a better idea of the card’s underlying meaning than any one deck will provide. What Are the Aces? […]
The Elder Futhark The first evidence we have of runic writing is primarily in the form of names engraved on combs and other personal items. The runes used straight lines, because they were primarily carved: it is hard to make curves when carving. This early runic writing is called The Elder Futhark, despite being non-standardized […]
“It’s written in a kind of plain-spoken way without a lot of rhetorical flourishes or writerly frills, giving it a feel similar to many fables or folk tales, which fits the content perfectly. “If you’re a Heathen or just a fan of the Runes or Norse Mythology, I highly recommend it.” – Kriselda Gray “Thanks […]
Ansuz clapped as Althunn finished reciting another of her poems. Dwarven poetry's style was different than what he was used to from Midgard, but beautiful in its own way. Like the dwarves themselves, the initial horror of their unusual shape hid great beauty.#futharkvillage — Perseus Greenman (@futharkvillage) December 30, 2019 In all, Ansuz was finding […]
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I was challenged recently to write a new rune poem in English in the heroic meter of Skaldic Poetry. I will be updating this page as I am able, with the next quatrain. Fehu oft rends friendships, Finds imposed foes frugal: Fond fellows, creditors Flee when they come over.