East Wind: 1. East Wind

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1. East Wind

(based on the 'Lament for Boromir' by J.R.R. Tolkien)

From mountains dark and coasts forlorn the East Wind ever flies
And whispering in silent lands it seeks to spread its lies.

No news from the East, o treacherous wind, I ask of you at dawn,
No news of him who's long been lost, whose loss I'll ever mourn.
I will not hear your poisoned words, your visions I won't see,
Begone, foul wind, your deadly breath won't dim my memory
Of him who fought the night alone to see our hope reborn,
Of him who with his dying breath redeemed a vow forsworn.

O Boromir, you won't return from North, from South or West,
but Boromir, where'er you walk eternally be blessed.

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: Ellisande

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - Ring War

Genre: Poetry

Rating: General

Last Updated: 12/16/03

Original Post: 12/01/03

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