Words from the Secret City: 5. Moonbright, Treelight

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5. Moonbright, Treelight

The moon as bright as silver light
On snow so cold
Shines shimmering

A welcome thrill in winter's chill
Crisp crystalline
Gleams glistening

The moon in wise and widened eyes
Brings branching beams: moon-tree he seems

Telperion by Sirion
Sails shy in sky
Light lingering

My memory of sacred tree's
High hallowed hill
Flits flickering

Lost silver leaf with withered grief
Still lives within its moon-made twin

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: Darth Fingon

Status: General

Completion: Work in Progress

Era: 1st Age

Genre: Poetry

Rating: General

Last Updated: 02/04/07

Original Post: 11/07/06

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