When I'm Eleventy-Four: 1. When I'm Eleventy-Four

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1. When I'm Eleventy-Four

When I get older, my feet losing their hair
Many years from now.
Will you still be making me a nice rib roast,
Mushroom casserole, cheddar on toast?
If I’ve stayed too long at the pub in Bree
Will you bar the door?
Will you still have me?
Will you still love me?
When I’m eleventy-four?

You’ll be old then too…..
And if you’d just say the word,
I would stay by you.

I’ll be always handy, tending our smial,
When the snows have gone.
I’ll tie up your roses and your runner beans
While you sit calmly tending my seams.
We’ll stroll in our garden your hand in my hand.
How could we ask for more?
Will you still have me?
Will you still love me?
When I’m eleventy-four?

We’ll have a lot of children at our tableside
All our babies, dear.
We’ll watch them grow up right
Without doubt or fear.

Post me a letter; answer me please!
Tell me yea or nay!
Gossip all about me over the back fence,
Call your friends in for tea and a conference!
Answer me, darling, please send me a sign!
Be mine forever more!
Will you still have me?
Will you still love me?
When I’m eleventy-four? (whew…..)

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: Molly Littlefoot

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: Other

Genre: Humor

Rating: General

Last Updated: 03/23/05

Original Post: 03/23/05

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