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|Rhyselle's Library by Rhyselle||5 Review(s)|
|Agape4Gondor||Reviewed Chapter: 7 on 10/14/2008|
|Excellent - having him mention the precious in each stanza made it particularly troubling!|
|Lady Bluejay||Reviewed Chapter: 7 on 9/9/2008|
|I am a sucker for a good poem. This is very good. LBJ|
|Larner||Reviewed Chapter: 7 on 4/15/2008|
|Yes, he would think this, wish this, seize the chance to follow where he might. He might have been sent forth by Mordor, but it is his own desires he seeks to slake.|
Excellent reaction to the prompt.
|Kaylee Tonks-Lupin||Reviewed Chapter: 7 on 4/14/2008|
|*shivers* Oh, meldanya, you got into Gollum's head perfectly! What else can I say...absolutely wonderful!!!!!!|
*nods* It sounded EXACTLY like Gollum. *nods again*
|eiluj||Reviewed Chapter: 7 on 4/14/2008|
|I'm usually not too fond of Gollum or Gollum-fics, but that's *haunting* and an entirely believable portrayal of the poor creature.|
I never noticed there were footprints on the movie map.
Author Reply: Thank you for reviewing. I don't write much poetry... in fact, this is the first poem I've written in over 20 years. And while I appreciate the character of Gollum and his purpose in LOTR, I don't like him much at all. So I have mixed feelings about this piece--I'm chuffed that it comes out so vividly, but I'm also feeling like I need to wash my hands and have long hot soak to try to get the Gollum-feel off of me.
But the muse insisted that this be written and so I wrote it. I thought it intriguing, though, that this was most definitely Gollum and not Smeagol.
The map in the film didn't have foot prints on it... but my mental image of it put them in on it when I heard the prompt word "wandering". I should have been more clear in my author's note.