Not-Actually-Drabbles & Such: 11. The Spring of 1420

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11. The Spring of 1420

Only in the glorious spring of 1420 when the mallorn bloomed in the meadow and many women gave birth to children with shining golden hair when fields far and near brought forth crops of mythic proportions and old men spoke of these days as if they had already passed ‘twas only then when the Shire swelled with prosperity and the last marks of Sharkey were erased by lush green grass, the hard work of many determined Hobbits, and dust from a small Elven box, only when the sterile oblivion of the Black Lands had faded to sometimes seem an unlikely dream only as he stood under the arch hand-in-hand with Rosie Cotton only then did Sam realize with his whole being how much of his heart’s life depended upon simple joys, such as coaxing vibrant blossoms from a small shy garden, the sparkle in his love’s eyes as she bade him wash his hands for dinner, or collecting warm brown eggs from his own white chickens. ********** original poem by William Carlos Williams so much depends upon a red wheel barrow glazed with rain water beside the white chickens.

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: EdorasLass

Status: General

Completion: Work in Progress

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: Other

Rating: General

Last Updated: 04/06/08

Original Post: 03/11/05

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