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Heart of Gold

“I wanna live,
I wanna give
I’ve been a miner for a heart of gold.
It’s these expressions I never give
That keep me searching… 461 more words

Norse Mythology: Through the Work of J.R.R. Tolkien

When you think of mythology, what comes to your mind?  Many people would describe ancient battles, legendary heroes, mythical weapons and objects, and, of course, omnipotent gods and goddesses.   628 more words


My Drawing of Bilbo Baggins at Bag-End, inspired by 3 Tolkien Artists

(Drawing, in ink and pencil)

‘By some curious chance one morning long ago in the quiet of the world, when there was less noise and more green, and the hobbits were still numerous and prosperous, and Bilbo Baggins was standing at his door after breakfast smoking an enormous long wooden pipe that reached nearly down to his woolly toes (neatly brushed) – Gandalf came by… 515 more words


15 major book moments missing from the 'Lord of the Rings' movies

While the commemoration is dedicated to the book, many have grown to love the series as the popular film trilogy. But like all book-based movies are, there’s just nothing like the original.

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#Readathon Mini-Challenge: Classic Words of Wisdom

Allie over at A Literary Odyssey has challenged all of us participating in Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-Thon to share our favorite words of wisdom from Classic literature.   349 more words


A Week With Words (7)

On the one hand it was a good week of reading with one book being finished, two started and one picked up again after several months. 848 more words

Twentieth Century Literature

Tolkien ♥

“All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost. 187 more words