Falling Leaves: 7. Willow - Banks of Green Willow

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7. Willow - Banks of Green Willow

Every year Faramir returned to honour those who fell at Osgiliath.

It was hard now to imagine that so many lives had been lost at this now peaceful spot

The willows grew green and fresh on both sides of the Anduin, their long branches seeking the river, offering shade from the summer heat.

How apt, Faramir thought, that weeping willows should grow here, to forever mourn the flower of Gondor who were slaughtered there. Only the memories remained: vivid and unsullied as the living trees. The wind sighed through the branches, singing its mournful lament for fallen sons and brothers .

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: Linda Hoyland

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 09/07/10

Original Post: 05/22/10

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