Wednesday, May 2, 2012

The King's Return


The King beneath the mountains,
The King of carven stone,
The lord of silver fountains
Shall come into his own!

His crown shall be upholden,
His harp shall be restrung,
His halls shall echo golden
To songs of yore re-sung.

The woods shall wave on mountains
And grass beneath the sun;
His wealth shall flow in fountains
And the rivers golden run.

The streams shall run in gladness,
The lakes shall shine and burn,
All sorrow fail and sadness
At the Mountain-king’s return!
~J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit


  1. Beautiful. Very imaginative place although I know it can be real. Very magestic.

  2. The watercolor is beautiful. So serene! But it's the poem that stole my heart!

  3. Wonderful, amazing watercolor! And I love the poetry. Thank you so much for visiting my blog. I've become your latest follower

  4. Ah, The Hobbit. One of my favorites! And this painting really captures the feeling of the poem!

  5. Love this watercolor! Your art is so ethereal!

  6. Oh my word, I love your blog so much, The pictures are awesome, and the poetry is (your own & others) is amazingly inspiring. Thank you for sharing your talent. Michelle x Ps I am your latest follower.

  7. I am so glad you found your way to my blog! What a pleasure it is to see your beautiful works of art! Your tranquil mountain/lake scene is awesome, and Tolkein's verse goes so well with the painting.

  8. What a beautiful picture from a misplaced queen. I am going to follow you. You do gorgeous work, and I see you, too, a part of PPF! See you around.


  9. Beautiful, beautiful...beautiful.

  10. This is beautiful! Love the foreground especially!

  11. Hi Mx, An ATC is an Artist Trading Card. You make a tiny piece of art 2 by 3 inches, and trade it with someone. Maybe we should trade something?
    Take care

  12. Fabulous! WoW, so beautiful! and the little boat, just looks like mine :))

  13. Oh, that's just gorgeous! I could totally see that in my bathroom. Love it! I'm with Michelle, I'd love to trade ATC's. :) Happy PPF!


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