Haiku by Orangeblossom Took

Topics:
Bilbo
Elves
Enigmas
Fellowship, Assorted
Galadriel
Gimli
Haldir
LOTR Objects
Love
Mithlond
Monsters
Mothers
Rohan
Sam
The Stewards


Haiku of love

kind words and gray eyes
her heart blooms like a flower
the winter is gone


a sweet, faithful rose
her gardener will return
fair and patient bloom


the leaves fade away
a star's light flickers and dims
crying for lost love



The Stewards

despair engulfing
the enemy triumphant
fire consumes steward


valiant warrior
tainted gold ring desiring
redemption through death


gray eyes full of hope
heart of brave maiden healing
fair prince of gardens


For Faramir and Boromir

In the pale moonlight
The river swallows my tears
his boat drifts away


A romantic haiku for Faramir and Eowyn
A Kiss to Chase the Dark

Dark storm clouds dissolve
Lips meet with hope and healing
The Sun shines on them


Elf Haiku

arrows fly straight and true
friend of dwarves, hobbits, and men
dancing over snow


master of healing
wise words heeded at council
dear ones left behind


queen of bright and good
passes ring's rigorous test
light fades into west


dark radiant star
ages come and ages go
love wedded to death


dark hair and gray eyes
twin suns of their father's heart
fighters for the light


gold and white elf-lord
bright sword and swift horse lending
the nine are out-run


Enigma haiku

his song is lively
the trees and ponies know him
he just is forever


water lily fair
an elf maid or a spirit?
the river's daughter


Monster haiku

Fire, whip, and sword
A demon raised from the deep
The chasm's evil


In dark she skitters
Her sting pierces his frail flesh
Is the light too late?


Black wings flap above
No living man can kill him
The tall king of wraiths


Haldir Haiku

a fair lady grieves
her brightest leaf is fallen
the golden woods fade


he does not idly fall
bright gold leaf of Lorien
proud to fight for men


sacred halls open
green waves lap Valinor's shores
a restful reward


Haiku for Sam

dear soot-blackened face
here at the end of all things
carried in your arms


Mayor of the shire
many golden-haired children
shiny garden blooms


gray ship sails away
consolation in small girl
pain recedes into mist



Object Haiku

tall, pointy gray hat
shelters a wizardly brow
lost to balrog's flame

a small sword shines bright
it's blue glow warns of danger
slayer of spiders

Sam uses them well
cooks rabbits or clouts orc heads
handy pots and pans

Gimli Haiku

axe sings with delight
orc heads roll in a fierce game
a dwarf triumphant

the caves sing to him
rocks and stones cheer loyal heart
glimmering caverns

small, fierce warrior
sweet words delight fair elf queen
gift dearer than gold


Weathertop

A high, piercing wail
Poison shards working inward
Some wounds never heal