Fate of the Lir-Brood: Eve…

*

Our bed now rock of dripping-caves

Our lullaby a thunderous roar of waves

Royal-couches once our sleepy heads did press

And every night the harpist’s art, caress.

*

…”Submit to the king, choose a wife from his fosterage and gain his friendship for ever.”

So went the message sent to Lir at Sidhe Finnaha.

Lir immediately set out with fifty chariots and reached Red-Lake by sunset.

The next day the three daughters of Aillil were brought

and sat on the same couch as their king and queen.

“They are all three beautiful,” said Lir, “I choose the eldest and noblest.”

Eve and Lir were wedded that self same day.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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