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  • Writer's pictureS.D. Evans

The maiden awaits

The final days of a medieval bard and the final tale he told. How it changed the lives of the people who heard it.

Sir Gawain and the Green Maiden

A medieval romance in the old style.

I understood that the art of memory that he had was a thing of the past, that he was amongst the last of his kind. The writing of the poems was only a defence against time, a shoring up of the bank to save the words from passing. I would never be such a man as he, and whatever of poetry I would know would be through writing.

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