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 IN THE SHIRE (Free Verse)


~In The Shire~
(Free Verse)
(another poem of my collection,inspired by J.R.R.Tolkien's LOTR,books,movies,and music soundtracks)

It breaks my heart, but in The Shire I can not longer stay!
And the life that I used to know, is not longer the same!
I am not the same!but inside me a new light seems all of sudden to glow!
And to the Undying Lands  at last, I've chosen to go!

Here in The Shire, my old wounds never seem to heal,
And nothing again is the same!O, my poor heart is all in pieces torn-up,
In The Shire I don't longer belong!and knowing that is breaking my heart!
Yearning! wishing! that all my days here in Middle-Earth I could only spend!

But still I roam alone through unknown, darkened lands feeling confused,
I've finished my task successfully well, a now Valinor calls me to sea!
Leaving all these behind me, it has been a heartbreaking decision for me to make!
I'll miss the rolling hills,The Shire! and all the friends I know,
Especially, my devoted,loyal, and best friend dear Sam!O my heart inside just cries!

But I shall not, I can not ignore these voices calling no more!
It's time now to say my  Good-Byes, blinkin' back I swallow my tears;
The White Swan Boat is waiting for me!and onward we sail to the Undying Lands,the West,the sea!
With my  dearest Bilbo and Gandalf the Grey and also with my faithful companions and friends,Queen Galadriel and Lord Elron the Elves!

Dorian Petersen Potter
aka ladydp2000


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