Élen.

failing is an art form. writer, pianist, dancer, composer. tolkien scholar. history nerd. taiwanese american. i dream and i fall, yet still i dream. winter always turns to spring, and when the night passes, day will come again. aurë entuluva.


▴ the silmarillion
▴ game of thrones
▴ the legend of haolan
▴ lotr
▴ history
▴ billie eilish!


a state of mind indescribable-
when your eyes look but don't see,
when your ears hear but don't perceive,
when you know you are hurting

but you don't feel it at all


recommended reading:
▴ the gift of broken gemstones (silmarillion)
▴ straying remembrances (collection of poetry)
▴ metanoia (a short story)
▴ the story of an elleth in exile (silmarillion)


allure and torment of empty years
voluptuous wandering
seductive sorrow
impenetrable grief
hollow thoughts of despair
earthly passion
deceptive gaiety-

they teem with the sigh
that rises and falls in a long, drawn out note
hideous with its dotage
and beautiful with its passion


instagram: @elen.writings & @elenrith


let yourself suffer the hurts that come to you
let yourself live and love the joys you deserve
both of these are facts of life
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elenrith elenrith Aug 08, 2019 04:10AM
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