Oceanic Wisdom

July 15, 2013

The beautiful Irish goddess Sionna, seeking the hazelnuts of poetry, leans too far and falls into the pool. She then becomes driven by a fervent desire to meet the ocean, and, transformed into a salmon, winnows her way to it until she is free to rejoin that deepest element.

One day much later, after she has returned to her home upriver, the hero Finn is gifted great stores of wisdom just by touching the enchanted salmon.

What had it found?


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