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The Birth of Kainu

Mythic poem of the origins of Kainu people, sung by The First Mother.

Petteri Hannila

Translated from the Finnish poem ”Kainujen Synty”.

Smashwords Edition

Copyright 2012 Petteri Hannila

Jyväskylä, Finland

Translation: Petteri Hannila

Cover art: Anne Petelius

Editors: Joanne Asala (, Ben Gold

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This story is a work of fiction. Names, characters, events, and locations are fictitious or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual persons or events, living or dead, are entirely coincidental.

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Before a time, before a place
Before the man and beast
The endless sea, so dark and vast
Reached round from west to east

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