Jonas Lau Markussen

ᛁ íss

Íss means ice.



Stanza from the Icelandic Rune Poem:


Ice is the bark of rivers
and roof of the wave
and destruction of the doomed.



Stanza from the Norwegian Rune Poem:


Ice we call the broad bridge;
the blind man must be led.



LO: Long-branch
SH: Short-twig
ST: Staveless
VA: Variant
TW: Twig-runes
NO: Old Norse transliteration
EN: Modern English transliteration

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