Title: First Love
Author: Jay of Lasgalen
Word Count: 100
Characters: Elladan, Estel
Disclaimer: Tolkien’s, not mine.
Author Notes: Estel experiences the pangs of unrequited love, but finds a sympathetic ear. For the 'Poetry' challenge.
Elladan peered over his brother’s shoulder at the scattered balls of screwed-up paper that littered the desk. “What are you doing, little brother?”
Estel jumped. “Nothing,” he mumbled, briefly trying to hide the sheet before passing it reluctantly to Elladan.
Elladan read the heartfelt words and crossed-out lines carefully.
‘She is as beautiful as the
night morning twilight breaking dawn.
Her hair is as golden as
the sun buttercups the rising sun.
Her voice is …’
He gave the sheet back to his brother, placing a sympathetic hand on his shoulder. “Estel, we will make a poet of you yet.”