Middle-earth Poetry by Zdenka

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2014 Tree and Flower Awards Nominee

Author's Chapter Notes:

Spoken by descendants of the first Men to enter Beleriand (as told in in "The Coming of Men Into the West" from the Silmarillion). (Tanka.)

A Lost Song

The song of Finrod
that he sang to our fathers,
does the sea hold it?
When Beleriand was drowned,
did the waves catch its echo?

Chapter End Notes:

Written for Back to Middle-earth Month 2012. Prompts O70: "Poetic Forms: tanka" and "Book Titles: Dead Poets Society."

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