Bearslayer by Andrejs Pumpurs (1841-1902)

CANTO I THE REVELATION OF BEARSLAYER Scene 1: The Council of the Baltic gods The gods gather In azure vaults of heaven soaring bright, In lofty castles filled with endless joy, The God of Thunder, Perkons, dwells in light, And pleasure knows whose sweetness cannot cloy. The Baltic gods in council gathered there, Of Destiny’s…