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A Tolkien poem to remember ‘The Professor’! Malcolm Guite



Eruonen
Half-elven


Feb 9, 11:47pm


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A Tolkien poem to remember ‘The Professor’! Malcolm Guite

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1vBmLVYv-o


Eruonen
Half-elven


Feb 9, 11:59pm


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The Hemlock tree was actually from North America and introduced to the UK

 


Kimi
Forum Admin / Moderator


Feb 26, 10:18pm


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Thank you for sharing this heartwarming segment! The lovely poem

(and Tolkien's reminiscences of Edith dancing for him) are actually referring to an umbelliferous plant common in Europe, rather than to the North American tree. See these two posts for more (a great deal more, in fact) detail.

https://www.tolkiensociety.org/...kiens-hemlock-glade/

https://www.tolkiensociety.org/...k-by-any-other-name/


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