Charlie Butler

School: Sanday Community School, Orkney

Bergelmir’s Son: The Sea Eagle


I have so much power,

Yet I am so weak.

Weakened by my own strength.

I live in a world of wildness and freedom,

Yet I am so trapped.

Trapped in the eternal dance,

The dance of the sea, wind, sky...

And my own wearied soul.


My world is wild.

It's where torrents of wind

Set the sea alight

With sparks of salty tears.

The world I have created

Has destroyed all of my fears.



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