September 23rd, 2012

NF-Lee's end credit-detail

The Setting Out from Bag End, with jan-u-wine's "The Young Squire" and art by Kiprensky.


At first we thought we might post another new poem on the Baggins Birthday. Jan wrote it as her birthday mathom for Frodo. But the last section of this poem, "The Young Squire", with its image of the Road waiting for 'the touch of a lad's dream-held feet' made me think of the day after the Birthday, the day when, in S.R. 1418, Frodo's feet would be carried to places he'd never dreamed of, whether geographical places or interior places.

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