On Seeing the New Moon at Sunset: 1. On Seeing the New Moon at Sunset

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1. On Seeing the New Moon at Sunset

A silver moon hangs in the cyan sky.
As your cold blades lay over your cloaked back,
A shining arc, a silent battle cry,
Deceptively silent before attack.
How the wintry sky dissolves, pale within
Hazy pastels ascending to night’s hue.
The lovely blue of your eyes meleth nin,
Would I gazed now into those depths of blue.
Would it was your starlight face above mine,
Your bright hair curving down to pin me fast.
Gilt blades, holding me willingly supine
Beneath your night-clad form, safe home at last.
I sigh a benison, ‘return to me’,
I’d not see those blades beaded with ruby.

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: Elen Kortirion

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: Akallabêth/Last Alliance

Genre: Poetry

Rating: General

Last Updated: 07/30/04

Original Post: 07/05/04

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