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The Last Mallorn  by Mirach 4 Review(s)
ecanReviewed Chapter: 1 on 10/4/2009
Great Poem, Gil-Estel Has me on the edge of my sit.
Isthis Poem about Celeborn His translate name is Silver Tree or is it about
Maglor watching the last of his Kind sail for the west.

Author Reply: Thank you! I think it can be about Celeborn or Maglor, I don't like lessons in literature where they tell you what you should think about a poem - what *you* feel about it is important. For me, this is a lament of a Mortal after all Elves have sailed, lament for all the beauty and magic that left these shores with them. Maybe the mallorn can be the one that Sam planted.

LarnerReviewed Chapter: 1 on 9/19/2009
How easily Sam might have written this!

Author Reply: I think he really could, looking at the mallorn that he planted and remembering Lórien...

Raksha The DemonReviewed Chapter: 1 on 9/16/2009
Very sad and beautiful.

Author Reply: Thank you! Sadness and beauty are sometimes very close to each other...

CairistionaReviewed Chapter: 1 on 9/16/2009
*sniff* *sniff*


Oh, that was lovely, in that throat-achingly sad way. Which is so appropriate for Tolkien poetry like this. Well done!

Author Reply: *hands you a handkerchief* One hobbit taught me to have them always at hand... Especially when reading professor's writings, they always do this to me when I come to the end and to the Grey Havens...

Thank you very much for your review!

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