Mrs Tufty (fawsley) wrote in tolkien_weekly,
Mrs Tufty

Amon Hen

Title: Amon Hen
Author: fawsley
Characters: Boromir
Rating: G
Warnings: hankies may be necessary
Book/Source: LoTR
Disclaimer: All property of JRRT, not me (especially the few words taken from Lament for Boromir).
Note: for the Sight challenge

Amon Hen

Great men of old raised up this throne, seeking far-sight from a seat of stone.

Did they see the line of kings erode as rocks under Rauros? See the rule of stewards falter and fail?

He who fell here yearned ever for his white city, yet his vision was clouded and he no longer knew his way.

If he had gained this seat would the scales have fallen from his eyes?

The Tower of Guard shall ever northward gaze, yet still its finest son does not return.

And all the tears of all the kings can never bring him home.
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