Disobedience: 1. Disobedience

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1. Disobedience

The stones, you say,
Finduilas,
laugh at you at night,
so loudly you can’t sleep,
and the walls
become a widow’s veil
to shroud the silver moon.

The streets, you say,
Finduilas,
twine serpents round your neck
that steal the air to breathe,
and the gates
stare at you at dawn
like sentinels of doom.

The waves, you say,
Finduilas,
they ever call your heart
and whisper of the past,
but my name you say
as if it were
farewell.

If I asked you for time,
Finduilas,
would you dare
to disobey?

This is a work of fan fiction, written because the author has an abiding love for the works of J R R Tolkien. The characters, settings, places, and languages used in this work are the property of the Tolkien Estate, Tolkien Enterprises, and possibly New Line Cinema, except for certain original characters who belong to the author of the said work. The author will not receive any money or other remuneration for presenting the work on this archive site. The work is the intellectual property of the author, is available solely for the enjoyment of Henneth Annûn Story Archive readers, and may not be copied or redistributed by any means without the explicit written consent of the author.

Story Information

Author: Ellisande

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - The Stewards

Genre: Poetry

Rating: General

Last Updated: 07/16/04

Original Post: 06/27/04

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