Ent Song

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Writing Prompt August 14th: Spinning of a Story

This Sunday we’re spinning our own threads into the stories that fascinate us. I have to keep this brief as we only returned yesterday from a couple of days away to celebrate my sixtieth birthday and I put catching up on writing before catching up on unpacking and washing clothes! My inspiration for this shadorma was The Ent and the Entwife, a song recited to Merry and Pippin by Treebeard from The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien.


Ents burrow

their roots deep into

Middle Earth,


in still air, shimmering leaves

singing in the slightest breeze.


© Kim M. Russell, 2016

Ent Song

ENT:) When Spring unfolds the beechen leaf, and sap is in the … image found on www.pinterest.com

7 thoughts on “Ent Song

    1. Thank you! I agree, they didn’t get enough exposure in the film version. When I was about 11 years old and read Lord of the Rings for the first time, a friend and I made up a tune to the Ent song. I can still remember it!

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