Ambition: 1. Ambition

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1. Ambition


I never thought to ever not aspire
Or disregard what ire ever fought
But always with a fire I have wrought
Ambition that besotts, into desire

I burned on pyres everything I caught
I sacrificed and shaped my lot with fire
For rough ambition brought into desire
The dire flame foul Morgoth never sought

I gazed in Silmarils like hidden meres
Reflecting clear responses to the haze
That shrouds the maze within of self, or fear

The jewels that I hold dear will still amaze
Though hot ambition wanes and disappears
And all that we revere is lost to praise

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: Seronuial

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: 1st Age

Genre: Poetry

Rating: General

Last Updated: 07/14/03

Original Post: 06/27/03

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