Say Who I Am…

I am a mimic with many tongues,  
Warbling tunes, shifting tones,  
jugging the city with head-song.  
Old night-singer, song-shaper,  
Pleasure-poet — I keep a clear calling,  
Wind melody for men. These sit  
Bowed in quiet in the curve of song.  
Say who I am who sing like a minstrel  
Soft clamor of court and mime the world  
In harlequin play, boding bright welcome.

Can you work out what this Anglo-Saxon riddle describes? Leave your guess below or tweet it to @brparchaeology. The answer will be revealed tomorrow!

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