‘Gilgamesh at the Edge of the World’ by Jenny Lewis

Canto Ten: Gilgamesh at the Edge of the World* Crazed with grief after the death of his friend, Enkidu, Gilgamesh wanders in the wilderness until he reaches the Edge of the World where he comes across a tavern kept by the demi-goddess, Siduri. Shrouded in hoods and veils she lived alone At the sea’s edge, subjected to the spray And she was tough as wind-blown … Continue reading ‘Gilgamesh at the Edge of the World’ by Jenny Lewis