While I was rummaging through some of my old boxes and chests recently, I unearthed a poem one of my ancestors had written to the man she was in love with. Her name was Garsenda (1180-????) and he, her future husband, was Alfonso.
Below is her poem, with the original in french below that:
You’re so well-suited as a lover,
I wish you wouldn’t be so hesitant; [Read more…]