Loki, thief divine
Stuff stashed throughout the house
Sure, use the closet and shelves, you've stolen them anyway.
Trickster of the gilded tongue
Sideways glances, did you understand?
Baiting, teasing, tempting me into rapture
Then bang! Punch line I fall in laughter.
Now a joke, now a tale
then strip my soul to shed a tear
Bright green waters pour to heal.
Loki, love divine
Spider who has captured me
Ensnared me in your gentle sharp web
Sure, use my limbs, my heart and soul, you've stolen them anyway.
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Loki is my God. He is not only my anvil, He is the hammer and the blacksmith. Since He came to me, my self has undergone transformation such as only a God can provide. If you fear Him or feel He is an enemy feel free to use your back button and leave this site.
A thought on Loki: I have found many who don't consider Him a God. I don't quite understand this and find it disrespectful. Snorri, an author often pointed to as an authority, calls him an As along with the Aesir. Loki also sat in judgement with the council of 12.
Ultimately, to not consider Him a God at least out of respect is asking for trouble. Most who believe in the Aesir and Vanir would never start saying Hecate isn't a Goddess or Osiris isn't a God even though They aren't of their pantheon. Whether one wishes to worship Loki or not, out of the sheer respect that He is Odin's blood brother and an integral element of the mythology should be enough for at least grudging respect.
A final consideration- drop the name calling. People use kennings and some of them are quite rude. Then they wonder why they have problems with Him. Even gentle Frey would likely give someone a hard time if He was called those same names. If it is something you wouldn't call a co-worker then it most definitely isn't something you should call a God.
Scotch Apple Cupcakes
Loki likes baked goods. Anything really to do with the kitchen- it is the center of the home. Historically, there is some evidence he has been associated with hearthstones so the kitchen makes sense. In many ways I see Loki as finding peace in a family setting. He enjoys children and the day to day rhythms of a home filled with their laughter. There have been times I have sensed or even seen him just sitting and watching, enjoying the children. He does interact with them a bit but never intrusively, more of a passing tickle where they suddenly jump and laugh, inspired by a sudden idea and Loki just grins and watches their 'new' game.
He likes chocolate chip cookies and I recently found another recipe he is fond of. Here goes for you bakers!
Scotch Apple Cupcakes
1 box spice cake mix- to this add: 1 cup buttermilk, 2 tblsps scotch (ok I'll be honest here, just pour some in- this is Loki we are talking about!), 3 eggs, 3/4 cup oil, 2 medium apples chopped finely, and 1 cup crunched up pecans. Pour into cupcake tins and bake at 350 for about 20 minutes. Makes about 2 dozen.
Frost with basic buttercream frosting flavored with 3 tblsps scotch. Yum! And yes, the cupcakes in the picture are these from my first trial batch.
Loki can be quite attentive to the following drink I laughingly call Heart of Gold.
Take a tall, narrow shotglass (the drink looks better). Layer in the order listed: 1/4 shot kahlua, 1/2 shot grand marnier, 1/4 shot vodka.
It is quite pretty and goes down fairly smoothly.
Lord of Misrule - A good group of essays on Loki explaining His role in the universe, why He should be considered a God, and why many fear Him.