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Postby Merry » Sat Aug 05, 2006 3:49 pm

What a jewel of a poem--very nicely done. I appreciate poems with structure. I'm presupposing that English is not your first language (am I right?), so that makes this achievement even better!

Kelkhatan--does your name have special meaning?

(And we'll ask our resident techie to check out why your notification option didn't work.)
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Postby Kelkhatan » Sat Aug 05, 2006 4:04 pm

thank you, :D now the notifcation works well.

I am sorry that you immediatly recogniced that I am not a native speaker :(

I speak normally swiss-german :D but my heart beats for english especially in books and films.


I hope I can still improve my english, so that you won't know it from the beginning that I am not :D

Greetin Kel


PS. There will be more poems soon... but I don't want to spoil the party by putting them all in at once :D

PPS. The name comes from my character in WoW (I gave up playing) and I though it would fit here.
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Postby Merry » Sat Aug 05, 2006 4:39 pm

Kel, I didn't guess that English wasn't your native language from your use of it. I did guess it because you said you were from Switzerland. I imagine your English is better than that of most Americans! (and definitely better than my German!)
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Re: More Work

Postby Airwin » Sat Aug 05, 2006 5:46 pm

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Namarie,

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Re: More Work

Postby Iolanthe » Sun Aug 06, 2006 9:03 am

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Now let the song begin! Let us sing together
Of sun, stars, moon and mist, rain and cloudy weather...

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just to put it at the right spot ;D

Postby Kelkhatan » Tue Aug 08, 2006 4:33 pm

Thoughts about prediction

“The sum of our past, the future of our sum, determines our present,
which changes the former and hence the future.”

Therefore the existence of choice is given as a natural lack of accuracy,
which is the forgetfulness of human beings. Due to this fact life is unique,
predictable only in a simplistic way that uses the real past events to foresee the future;
this results in a blurred picture of what could happen, and that procure the freedom of choice for us.


Ramseyer Fabian 08.06.03
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Postby Iolanthe » Sat Aug 26, 2006 2:12 pm

Yet another painting :D . I suggested something elvish and was thinking along the lines of beauty and tranquility but my mind wandered as usual and came up with something less comfortable:


The Mirror of Galadriel




I tried very hard to get away from film Frodo but he crept in without me even knowing it :roll: .
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Postby hope » Sun Aug 27, 2006 10:05 am

Iolanthe, I do indeed like your Mirror. :D and I certainly don't think your representation of Frodo depicts from your painting at all. whilst our imaginations and Tolkien's descriptions develop images in our minds we are also influenced by PJ's films and perhaps not in a bad way either. :wink:
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Postby Chrissiejane » Sun Aug 27, 2006 10:56 am

Iolanthe that is so powerful - it stops you in your tracks! Thank you for sharing it.
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Postby Iolanthe » Sun Aug 27, 2006 11:54 am

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Postby Airwin » Sun Aug 27, 2006 10:20 pm

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Postby Merry » Sun Aug 27, 2006 11:15 pm

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Postby Iolanthe » Wed Aug 30, 2006 7:52 pm

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Postby Merry » Thu Aug 31, 2006 12:38 am

Oh, my, the last one nearly did me in! But I'll try to tune into a Muse to see if anything comes to be.
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Postby marbretherese » Mon Sep 04, 2006 4:21 pm





Here's my contribution - a watercolour showing how I first imagined Legolas and Gimli. Inspired by the conversation elsewhere on these forums about the colour of Legolas's hair. I realised I never imagined him with hair! Then I remembered that I never separated Legolas and Gimli, so of course Gimli had to be included in the picture too . . . Legolas is a sort of cross between Robin Hood and the Flower Fairies, while Gimli owes a lot to Disney, I feel. Well, I did first read LOTR back in the Seventies!!! :lol:
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