Characters: Finduilas and Denenthor
Source: Pre-Ring War
Disclaimer: Tolkien’s world and his characters and events – Kortirion’s extrapolation.
I’ll weave leaves into pillows for your head,
I’ll weave my arms around you for a bed.
I’ll weave the moon and stars that shine so bright,
I’ll weave thoughts into dreams to say goodnight.
He rocked the cradle, absently crooning the half-remembered lullaby, without quite knowing how he knew it.
She watched him from the shadows; she hadn’t been gone long, and this… was all so new. The babe settled to the rhythm.
“Oh Finduilas… why did you leave?” He murmured.
But… I’m here… aren’t I?
Though all she could weave now were cold sighs, mingling with midnight air.