The School Bag




Adze-head

Anonymous

Across the sea will come Adze-head,
crazed in the head,
his cloak with hole for the head,
his stick bent in the head.

He will chant impiety
from a table in the front of his house;
all his people will answer:
‘Be it thus. Be it thus.

Irish - 6th century - translated by James Carney