3. The Poor Consolation of Memory - Tarion
Gil-galad was an Elven-king.
He still felt a pang in his breast, thinking too hard on Ereinion Gil-galad. The sharp sting of sadness brought forth from the dull ache of memory.
Of him the harpers sadly sing:
No number of years could completely erase the feeling of loss and grief, or at least the memory of it. How keen is the memory of emotion.
the last whose realm was fair and free
Strange how the mind could accept, while the spirit could not. The mind learns to pay no attention to the past, while there the heart lingers.
between the Mountains and the Sea.
The spirit will accept little consolation from the mind. And all the song and the tears would never return him.
Note: Song not mine and not included in word count.
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