Before you think manuscript writing must’ve been tedious;

For monks to manifest in the margins a man riding a penis;

Well, I often pen love and romantic poetry, if you please;

And I’d probably doodle phallic shapes if I were a better artiste.

~Just L (NaPoWriMo, April 24, 2017)

Prompt: Ekphrasis on the marginalia of medieval manuscripts

3 thoughts on “Marginalia

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