The perils of enthusiasm

Tallis Steelyard is back folks 😃

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.

Let me…

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