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drabble: first snowfall

we had our first snowfall today, and it reminded me I had not managed to get this down for the snow challenge at tolkien_weekly




The music was thrilling in itself, but its potential was more thrilling still. Out of our souls poured sound and words; out of the words poured power.

“Hydrogen,” Varda sang, taking my hand.
“Oxygen” I replied.

Seeing them merge, Nienna touched my cheek and lifted my tear.
She held it aloft and I breathed upon it, as cold as ever I could.

Trinity divided, doubled, and crystallized.

I lost my heart to the beauty, and left part of my soul in every flake that formed, tumbling down, settling like a blanket, carrying me to the Arda of my own heart.



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"Truly, Water has become now fairer than my heart imagined, neither had my secret thought conceived the snowflake, nor in all my music was contained the falling of the rain... " -- Ulmo
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