Kortirion (kortirion) wrote in tolkien_weekly,
Kortirion
kortirion
tolkien_weekly

Homophones challenge: Road, Rowed, Rode: 'Waxing Whimsical' : Kortirion

Title: Waxing Whimsical
Author: Kortirion
Characters: Pippin, Merry, Hobbits
Rating: G
Source: Middle-earth
Disclaimer: Tolkien’s – not Kortirion’s



“As I rode out one morning bright
A fair maid I did spy…”


The elderly hobbit warbled… a little off-key, while the tavern’s customers listened politely.

“Her hair was curled, her feet were crimped,
A twinkle graced her eye…”


“Did he say rowed, or rode? Pippin’s stage-whisper wasn’t quiet.

“I dunno. Does it matter?” Merry replied

“Well if he ‘rowed out’ he was in a boat, and she’d be a mermaid.”

“Can’t have been - her feet were crimped.”

“True. But maybe they weren’t feet - could have been fins…”

...And then they realised the whole tavern was listening to them.
Tags: author: kortirion, character: hobbits, character: merry, character: pippin
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 10 comments