ides, f.n: a woman. (“ee-dess”) It’s International Women’s Day.

For today’s Wordhord Wednesday post I’m reading from The Rune Poem — the ‘ice’ rune. Listen on my Patreon page.


Christine de Pizan working in her study, accompanied by her small dog. From the Book of the Queen. France (Paris), c. 1410 – c. 1414. British Library, Harley MS 4431, f. 4r. []