The Ballad of Stagbold Keep

The Ballad of Stagbold Keep Initially, I confess, I had intended to write this as verse and then find some poor and credulous musician to supply music. But frankly the story is too complex for such treatment and I lack the patience. In short the story is simple. I was lured to Stagbold Keep by … More The Ballad of Stagbold Keep

Shower me with gold.

I was once told, ‘Beware of rich friends and beautiful women, you’ll end up out of your depth.’ Nonsense, the advantage of being a poet of genius is that you can meet all these folk on the same level. The beautiful woman is just delighted that you immortalise her fleeting beauty, whilst your rich friend … More Shower me with gold.