StarSpray (silverstarspray) wrote in tolkien_weekly,

Writing Challenge: Poetry - Snatch of Verse

Title: Making Progress
Author: SilverStarSpray
Characters/Pairing: Frodo, Gandalf
Rating: G
Warnings: None
Book/Source: LotR
Disclaimer: Tolkien's the genius, not me.

The morning after Aragorn and Arwen were wed, Frodo sat by the White Tree, watching it sway in the breeze and remembering of much larger trees all silver and gold.

Gandalf found him there. “What are you thinking, Frodo?”

“I wrote a song in Lothlórien,” said Frodo. “A bit of clumsy poetry, really. Bilbo would have done much better. It was about you.” He needed to remember to put in his book.

“Was it indeed?” Gandalf laughed. “I should like to hear it, I think.”

“Well, it isn’t very good. But it starts: When evening in the Shire was grey…

Tags: author: silverstarspray, challenge: writing: poem, character: frodo, character: gandalf
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