|The shepherd's new name
|We went on. Pretty soon I did tell him as how it was while he was gone away to the
I did choose for him another name. I told him how sometimes I did call him by that other name. He did have wantings to know what the other name was. I did tell him this new name I have for him is
Aidan of Iona
come from Lindisfarne. He liked it. I told him I did too. We went on. We did have talks. When we were come near
I did say, "Good-bye, Aidan of Iona come from Lindisfarne. I am glad you and the flock are come." He gave my curls a smooth back and he said, "Goodbye, little one."
Center for Electronic Studying, University of Oregon.
February 6, 2003.