LOTR · NovElla · Quotes

Song of Eärendil

“When Mr. Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be celebrating his eleventy-first birthday with a party of special magnificence, there was much talk and excitement in Hobbiton.” – Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring September 22nd is the date Bilbo and Frodo would celebrate their birthdays together. Since “Mr. Baggins was… Continue reading Song of Eärendil

Cinderella · NovElla

Roald Dahl’s Cinderella

Happy Friday the 13th! Today is also the birthday of author Roald Dahl. In honor of the occasion, here is Dahl’s poem “Cinderella,” from his poetry collection “Revolting Rhymes.” Cinderella I guess you think you know this story. You don’t. The real one’s much more gory. The phoney one, the one you know, Was cooked… Continue reading Roald Dahl’s Cinderella