Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard:
Tallis has commented to me that it’s all well and good letting Benor have a bit of publicity, but Tallis has his own patrons to panegyrize. Thus and so I am handing his blog back to him.
It cannot be said that I, Tallis Steelyard, the leading poet of his generation, has a closed mind. Indeed Shena has been known to comment that on some nights, when we are in bed, she feels a draught as the wind blows in one of my ears and out of the other one.
I am resigned
To be maligned
It’s too unkind.
To be confined
To be left behind
I am disinclined
I’ll forge ahead
And earn my bread
With an open mind.
But here in Port Naain there are many free spirits. For reasons I’ve never entirely understood, I seem to be held responsible for them and their antics.
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