Bards were poets and scholars in Celtic/Gaelic societies (chiefly Ireland, Scotland, Wales and Cornwall). Professional reciters/performers of poetry in ancient Greece were called 'rhapsodes'. See more
See how calm the surface of the water is. That was me once. And then
[Xena throws a stone in the water
, the water ripples and churns. That's what I became.
But if we sit here long enough it will go back to being still again; go back to being calm.
But the stone is still under there. It's now part of the lake. It might look as it did before, but it's forever changed.