Texas, USA. CST
Varda-(Valar) is a Valar Honor member, co-chair
the overall Valar Guild,
overall webmaster, Tolkien Site webmaster and editor, contact
LotRO branch founder and leader.
BS: major in Biology, minor Chemistry. Updated
courses in computer hardware and software. Became an editor and
Sept. 29-30, 2017
Eowyn and Merry defeat the Witch-king.
Written for the 20th Anniversary of the Valar Guild with its theme:
victory over adversity.
The poetic form is called a "Landay", written in couplets of nine
thirteen syllables. It may have originated with nomadic caravans in
South Asia circa 1700 B.C. It is currently used in Pashto, a
of Afghanistan and Pakistan, normally sung, and usually made by
In English, it's usually unrhymed, but I found I didn't like it
unrhymed and changed it the next day to rhyme.
Thus Eowyn is the point of view for the once-nomadic Rohirrim.
Oct. 6, 2013
Melkor reaches for the light, grasps only the dark.
Written for the 16th anniversary of the Valar Guild.
Ships that Sail
Oct. 4, 2020
Ships of the sky.
Written for the 23rd Anniversary of the Valar Guild with the theme