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morethanphotography:Second Beach by TheWanderingSoul And it is…

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Second Beach by TheWanderingSoul

And it is told of Maglor that he could not endure the pain with which the Silmaril tormented him; and he cast it at last into the Sea, and thereafter he wandered ever upon the shores, singing in pain and regret beside the waves.
– The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion Chapter XXIV Of the Voyage of Eärendil and the War of Wrath 

Poor Maglor. To be amidst such beauty but unable to think beyond the Oath gnawing at his being.

morethanphotography:Second Beach by TheWanderingSoul

And it is…

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morethanphotography:Together by aniryazulSeagulls‘Look!’ he…

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Together by aniryazul

Seagulls

‘Look!’ he cried. ‘Gulls! They are flying far inland. A wonder they are to me and a trouble to my heart. Never in all my life had I met them, until we came to Pelargir, and there I heard them crying in the air as we rode to the battle of the ships. Then I stood still, forgetting war in Middle-earth; for their wailing voices spoke to me of the Sea. The Sea! Alas! I have not yet beheld it. But deep in the hearts of all my kindred lies the sea-longing, which it is perilous to stir. Alas! for the gulls. No peace shall I have again under beech or under elm.’
– Legolas. The Lord of the Rings, Volume Three: The Return of the King, Book Five: The War Of The Ring, Chapter 9: The Last Debate

morethanphotography:Together by aniryazulSeagulls‘Look!’ he…