kelllie (kelllie) wrote in tolkien_weekly,

For the green challenge

Title: Thresholds
Author: Kelllie
Word count: 100
Character: Erm... Bag End's very GREEN, round front door
Disclaimer: Not mine in the slightest. Tolkien's and New Line's.
Notes: For the green challenge.

They seem compelled to cross my threshold -- to step into a world where I cannot shelter or protect. Forever going and coming in a pointless, graceless dance.

He who painted me -- spiting relatives whose expressions reflected the brilliancy of my hue -- left long ago.

He who followed -- burgeoning life and hope -- returned only briefly, a mere sheath bearing his name.

Now many lively feet grace my doorsill.

But, they too shall leave.

Perhaps in crossing my doorstep, they master the bittersweet truth: Life’s green threshold must always be crossed in the end.

Yet -- ahead such adventures wait...

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