I first read this poem with my sister during a long-ago poetry month. I’d never read anything so unconventional and I’m not a jazz listener, so I was very confused and very fascinated by this poem. It’s stuck with me all these years. Hope you enjoy! Continue reading
I know this poem is super sad, but it’s one of my favorites from childhood. It has a good rhythm, is easy to memorize, and is incredibly dramatic.
This is, hands-down, my favorite Tolkien poem. Enjoy!
I am off down the road
Where the fairy lanterns glowed
And the little pretty flitter-mice are flying
A slender band of gray
It runs creepily away
And the hedges and the grasses are a-sighing.
The air is full of wings, Continue reading