fileg (fileg) wrote,
fileg
fileg

promise

I am too lonely for a mythical place, too disconnected from the words that are my foundation.

It's time to read LotR, slowly and savoringly. I haven't *really* read it since I was reading with jcd1013's inklings - one of the best experiences I've had with the text - going so slow, making myself put into words what I didn't know I knew -- I believe my fic came directly from that experience. But I never made it through book 3 with them. Partly it was time constraints, back and forth to Long Island, etc - but part of it, I must admit, may have been that loudmouthed elf in my brain refusing to let me get to Minas Tirith.

Anyway, it's time, and past time.


Because the anticipation of things is nearly my favorite part, I've decided to wait until the Bilbo/Frodo/(Wenham) birthday. I'll put the books on the headboard tonight.
Subscribe

  • Shall I shoot?

    I've mentioned before that there are things I understand (or think I understand) in Tolkien that I have just incorporated into myself without ever…

  • howard shaw

    The celebrated composer Howard Shore on the objects he can’t live without—including an imposing piece of armor gifted by director Peter Jackson

  • sting

    I just had another facepalm moment My excuse is, although I've been reading LOTR for more than half a century, I read it before I read The Hobbit…

  • Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 3 comments