I sit beside th…

I sit beside the fire and think
Of all that I have seen
Of meadow flowers and butterflies
In summers that have been

Of yellow leaves and gossamer
In autumns that there were
With morning mist and silver sun
And wind upon my hair

I sit beside the fire and think
Of how the world will be
When winter comes without a spring
That I shall ever see

For still there are so many things
That I have never seen
In every wood in every spring
There is a different green

I sit beside the fire and think
Of people long ago
And people that will see a world
That I shall never know

But all the while I sit and think
Of times there were before
I listen for returning feet
And voices at the door

One of my favourite quotes from the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. I find his work and life such an inspiration, he stayed true to who he was, did not let harship damage him or kill his imagination, instead he let it guide him to write one of the greatest works of fiction.

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About Shemer

Author who loves reading, writing, horse riding, archery, books, dancing and many other things. Fulltime Soldier and part-time wildlife management student who loves to do adventurous things and explore the real world or books in her spare time.
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One Response to I sit beside th…

  1. Ronel says:

    The echoes echo…and the common strands of our lives touch at moments like these. How beautiful!

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