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Mt. Doom river of fire

For the Anniversary of March 25: Jan's 'The Plea of the Evenstar' , art by Bandwench and Alan Lee.

Posted on 2012.03.25 at 08:12


mechtild at 2012-03-26 14:32 (UTC) (Link)
March, 25. Such a strange day. Day of victory and their worst suffering. So strange and so spesial

That says it very succinctly. Tolkien's work is embedded in variations on this irony. Maybe its the bedrock of the book's enduring truth and gut appeal.

Thank you so much for stopping by to read. If you liked this poem, you will probably like reading jan-u-wine's work further. This piece is representative of her work. There's a link to a page I made listing all her work posted in this LJ. It's in the side bar, but here it is in this comment, if you would care to browse her work:


For the poems posted with sets of screencaps, you'll see the order is per the order of the film's scenes. But the posts were not done in chronological order. There are lots of other pieces, not posted with screencaps, which you can find linked in the sections below the screencap one. Jan-u-wine has done reams of splendid, thoughtful work. I am not typically a reader of fanfic poetry, but hers is in a category all its own. I think it is my favourite fanfic I've read, although it is in the form of verse, not prose.
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mechtild at 2012-03-27 12:20 (UTC) (Link)
You are most welcome.
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