“The Lonely Traveler”

By Caitlin Christiana Wintour The Cheviot cloud-trails ring round the fog-shrouded valleys, and lonely lanes weave round dark fells. Criminals can be found here, bringing blood and sorrow to the unwary far from field and farm. Yet worse things there are then wild men in the howling hills. From the granite ground grow the dark… Continue Reading “The Lonely Traveler”

There Is a Fair Fort: In Memory of the Lords of Lyondemere

by Caitlin Christiana Wintour A poem after Taliesin’s “In Praise of Tenby” There is a fair fort upon the wide sea; Dwell  here memories, shadows tinged with light moving at the edges of our sight. Here waits Conrad von Regensburg, premiere baron of a newly risen barony. He is alone at first, but then there… Continue Reading There Is a Fair Fort: In Memory of the Lords of Lyondemere

The Tale of Glam

The poem’s story comes from a prose tale in the medieval Icelandic The Grettis Saga. I wrote the poem in the style of Anglo-Saxon heroic poetry, a style dating from 650 A.D. to 1000 A.D. http://caitlinscrossroad.com/wp-content/uploads/Tale_of_Glam.pdf