Finnish folklorist and poet (1899–1973)
Martti Henrikki Haavio (22 January 1899, Temmes – 4 February 1973, Helsinki) was a Finnish poet, folklorist and mythologist, writing poetry under the pen name P. Mustapää.
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- My house rose overnight.
- Who built it the Lord can name.
- Did the black Axeman lend His might
- To help in rearing the frame?
- My house is cold and drear.
- Its windows face the night.
- Its chill and hopeless
- fire Casts a frozen light.
- My house stands still and lonely,
- No door for friend or guest.
- My house has two doors only:
- One to dreams —
- the other to death.
- P. Mustapää, "The House" in: Martin Samuel Allwood (1950), 20th century Scandinavian poetry. p. 359