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1. Always and Never

Always

I walk alone
On this twice shunted land,
I walk alone.

As the moon waxes and the sun wanes
I wander through the spray of stars the shine always,
The wave of eternity breaks upon the shores of life
And I am there, my heart buried deep in the sands of time,
When, oh when will Valinor call!
As one hundred voices shout as one,
Ten thousand years takes its toll
On one so sorrowful and so sincere
The fires of doom are beaten back by
Lamentations of those who have passed,
And on the grass of Valinor
Many will live again.
I am there, always, wondering.
Life grows ever weaker, but on the borders of memories
Of Heaven and Hell,
Tears upon the wind will heal.

And still I walk alone
On this twice shunted land,
I walk alone


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: Laurinquar

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: Other

Genre: Poetry

Rating: General

Last Updated: 08/19/06

Original Post: 08/19/06

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