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Variations on a Theme by Eru

A/N:  B2MEM Prompt for March 6: "Music can name the unnamable and communicate the unknowable." - Leonard Bernstein, American composer.  Write as story, poem or create an artwork where this quote is validated.

She remembered the glory of singing before the throne of Ilúvatar.  Harmonies grew and swelled, softened and whispered until the theme was interrupted by Melkor's intrusive melody.  She shuddered at the memory, pushed it from her, concentrating on the lilting phrases that adorned the third theme, the notes blossoming like the flowers in the water meads of the Timeless Halls.   

Yavanna smiled, then breathed upon the grass a mere whisper of the tune that she had sung before Time began, and the gleaming drops of niphredil unfurled amid the verdant blades, minute lights, like Varda's stars on the green hill.

(100 words) (Thanks to Meriel Greyvale for the title!)

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