Kortirion (kortirion) wrote in tolkien_weekly,

Title: Dawn Chorus: Blue
Author: Kortirion
Word count: 100
Character: Pippin: Celeborn and Haldir
Adult: None – unless you too know the words to the song!
Disclaimer: Tolkien originated - Kortirion spreads lies and rumours

A blue dawn broke – bluer than usual. Celeborn’s steward awoke him.
“My Lady is… distressed. She suggests you deal with it.”
Then he heard the clear hobbit-voice singing – elvish words – and such words! Celeborn rose in haste.

Pippin bellowed a final, pure, note – which was more than could be said of the word - smiling brightly, “Did you like it? Haldir’s brothers taught me; they said it was a dawn-chorus.”
Celeborn raised an eyebrow. So…

He found his Marchwarden fletching arrows.
Haldir contrived innocence in blue Finwe eyes.
“Four-and-Twenty Elf-maids…?! A soil-keeper’s song…!?!”
Haldir’s feigned amazement scarcely convinced.
“Me… ?”
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