Singing Stream, The: 1. The Singing Stream

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1. The Singing Stream

Beneath the sighing leaves of gold,
beside the banks where blooms unfold,
there runs a clear and crystal stream,
and on its foam the sun does gleam.

A rainbow shimmers on its falls.
The laughing water singing calls.
And on its foam the flowers float,
more fair and light than elven-boat.

An elven-maid beside it dwells,
the one of whom an old song tells.
And in the rushing stream her song
is caught and sung and echoed long.

The stream is cold, its touch is clean,
beyond it mallorn-trees are seen.
All wanderers weary here find rest,
in river hallowed, woodland blest.

The stream of wonder ceaseless sings,
an endless melody that wings
through trees with blossoms in their hair,
o'er land of Lórien the fair.

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: Aramel

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: Other

Genre: Poetry

Rating: General

Last Updated: 06/15/04

Original Post: 05/24/04

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