now let me tell you a tale of a young man with hair flaxen and fair
rosy cheeks and bright blue eyes, indeed his handsomeness was beyond compare
when he opened his mouth to sing, he put all the birds in the woods to shame
he wrote poems so divine, they said from God his inspiration came
now my child, tell me, what sort of character is this?
learn now before you fall into a painful abyss
the girl answered
a prince, with all the wealth and fame the world has to offer?
or a knight, renowned as a brave and valiant sir?
grandmother shook her head
either answer could be right,
but i think he’s a demon, one you’ll have to fight