Prayer to Odin

Odin,
when you hung on the World Ash,
you knew full well the price,
but you knew full well the reward.
You did not shrink from pain in return for wisdom.
You did not fear paying for knowledge.
You hung there nine days,
and then, your point accomplished,
snatched up the runes and knew.

Serith, Ceisiwr — A Pagan Ritual Prayer Book