Medieval Irish Monastic Poem … or Bored Scribbling

All are keen

To Know Who’ll Sleep with blond Aideen

All Aideen herself will own

Is that she will not sleep alone

Anonymous Medieval Irish Scribe (gleaned from the book, “How The Irish Saved Civilization” by Thomas Cahill).  Apparently this scribe–who wrote this poem in the margins of a work he was transcribing–was doing a bit of day dreaming.

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