Haiku contest

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I've won two Honourable Mentions on the Omentielva Lempea Elvish Haiku Contest !

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Nu elin luin
Laiss i mrethil thiliar
Uial dolog!

Under the blue stars
Beechen leaves are glistening.
Trusty twilight!

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Or chaw amon
i chwest laich matha thîr nîn.
Udulen — na vedui.

On the hilltop
the sweet breeze touches my face
I have returned — at last.


They asked the submissions to not be based on the Legendarium. Mine were based on imaginal impressions / meditation experiences, so I was in doubt for a bit.
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These are GREAT Luthien! A haiku is simple but not easy and you pass with flying colors! WEHEW!
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thanks :)
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Coming here and reading these again has renewed the happiness I felt when I first read them, Melleth. :)

AS with all Haiku, the imagery is both simple and straightforward, and yet these summon a very clear and vast visual of what you've described.

Very beautiful work, and congratulations of the honorable mentions. :D

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it's always ourselves we find in the sea
~ e e cummings
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Thank you!
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You're most welcome, Melleth vell. :)
I Aear cân ven na mar ~ 'The Sea calls us Home.'

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