M E S H U L L A M D E P I E R A
(Gerona , early thirteenth century – after 1260)
They asked me: Wise one, who is it who doesn't
distinguish between what's right and wrong,
and sings in praise of his day's elect
while his heart has long seen through his song?
And I answered them: My friends, it is I—
I am the poet who lies….
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