JunoMagic's 2005 Birthday Presents: 3. The Poor Consolation of Memory - Tarion

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3. The Poor Consolation of Memory - Tarion

Gil-galad was an Elven-king.
He still felt a pang in his breast, thinking too hard on Ereinion Gil-galad. The sharp sting of sadness brought forth from the dull ache of memory.
Of him the harpers sadly sing:
No number of years could completely erase the feeling of loss and grief, or at least the memory of it. How keen is the memory of emotion.
the last whose realm was fair and free
Strange how the mind could accept, while the spirit could not. The mind learns to pay no attention to the past, while there the heart lingers.
between the Mountains and the Sea.
The spirit will accept little consolation from the mind. And all the song and the tears would never return him.


Note: Song not mine and not included in word count.


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: JunoMagic

Status: General

Completion: Ongoing Serial

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: General

Rating: General

Last Updated: 12/04/05

Original Post: 09/27/05

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