Category Archives: Posts from the Shire

Poems from Proudfoot 1

Proudfoot has written two new poems based on Middle-earth. The poems exhibit qualities found in J.R.R. Tolkien’s writings. In them you find the qualities of love, hope, dedication to duty and the spirit to dream of a better future. The Ancient Shipwright Yearning for undying lands In every ship they sail for home, The land…

Poems from Proudfoot 2

Proudfoot has written two new poems based on Middle-earth. The poems exhibit qualities found in J.R.R. Tolkien’s writings. In them you find the qualities of love, hope, dedication to duty and the spirit to dream of a better future. Each Day Now She Waits She sits by the window And creates with love A new…

SHIRE NOTES

The Shire, Home of the Hobbits. The Shire was a fertile and well-tilled part of Arnor, but deserted during the waning days of the Kingdom when it was known as the splinter-realm of Arthedain. Where the Shire was had been the King’s hunting grounds. The Hobbits got official permission from King Argeleb II  to settle the…

The Dragon’s Hoard:

The following story in verse form was inspired by the writings Of J.R.R. Tolkien. It is the melding of a number of Tolkien’s stories about Dragons to create one story about a dragon. Those who know Tolkien’s stories will readily recognise some similarity to Scatha the Worm, a dragon which terrorised the dwarves and other…

Proudfoot’s Dragons – Part Two

The Dragons of Middle-earth  The First Age. GLAURUNG Glaurung was called the Father of Dragons. He was the First of the Dragons of Morgoth. He was a fire-breathing Dragon, but did not have wings and could not fly. However, Glaurung was of huge size, had great strength and was cunning and malicious. In the First…

Proudfoot’s Dragons.

DRAGONS As there is a much anticipated movie with a Dragon in it, to be released later this year, Proudfoot has opened his Journals to Dragons.  This is a short, informative and descriptive presentation about Dragons, the great creatures of stories and legends.   Part One: Myth and Legend There are many references to Dragons…