The Identity Stealer by Patrisha Reece-Davies
Approx. 1,070 words.
Published on January 13, 2010.
In isolation The Identity Stealer is an epic fireside poem in it's own right. Lines in the ancient language lend a sense of drama to this tale about a man who, from the very beginning of his time, struggled with all the lives he touched. He is fierce, tough, heroic but also sad.
If you would like to read this poem in its full setting then go the Fyrdhwæt Saga.