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  • Vignette #4: Alaglîr

    _I'm back to good old-fashioned medieval octosyllabic verse, Tolkien's favorite poetic form._ As silent as the breeze upon The laden boughs in Autumn-tide, Alaglîr crept, Brêglath his bow And quivered arrows at his side. The Wood-elf’s shot flew …

  • Vignette #5: Alaglîr’s Lament

    _It's just not Tolkien unless someone is singing, usually at length. Jameson put the idea into my head of writing some verse that Alaglîr himself might have sung as he journeyed to Amon Tira (you know, when he Eye-of-Sauroned yet another Travel role and …