Christopher John Reuel Tolkien died on 16 January 2020, at the age of 95, in Draguignan, Var, France.
Short Story: July
And thus they rise.
Our Own Dear John Ronald: Niggle’s Parish
The Tree, the Mountains, and beyond.
Our Own Dear John Ronald: It’s a Gift
On to the next stage...
Our Own Dear John Ronald: Voices
How will you measure up?
Our Own Dear John Ronald: Undone
'There is plenty of material here: canvas, wood, waterproof paint.' - 'My picture!' exclaimed Niggle.
Poesie: Jeffers’ To an Old Square Piano
Tor is a term for a craggy outcrop or lookout.
Our Own Dear John Ronald: Finished With
Are you all packed and ready?
Poesie: Frost’s Birches
One could do worse than be a swinger of birches.
Poesie: Roethke’s In a Dark Time
Although thoroughly postmodern, the American poet Theodore Roethke would have been at home with almost any of the lyric poets of the 16th and 17th centuries.