Eowyn, my fair one
2004 Award Category: Races: Men: Poetry
Story Type: Poetry ✧ Length: unknown
Rating: PG-13 ✧ Reason for Rating: sexuality (non-explicit)
Summary: A very Bitter (and belated) Valentine's Day poetry challenge. Grima lets his inner poet loose. Pity the world. And Eowyn, of course.
Review scores are not available for 2004.
Reviewed by: Ainaechoiriel ✧ Score: N/A
My, yes, that was quite creepy. I don't doubt that Wormtongue had such thoughts and wishes toward Eowyn, but I'm quite glad he never got to carry them out.
Reviewed by: Marta ✧ Score: N/A
This was hauntingly beautiful. And so Grima! I can see why Eowyn would be none-too-happy to attract his attentions.
Reviewed by: Thundera Tiger ✧ Score: N/A
I'm going to confess right now before saying anything else that this poem gave me the willies. When I first read it last year, I actually had to leave the room because I felt dirty. That's a compliment to Dwimordene's writing, though somewhat backhanded, I suppose. In any case, I don't want to get any closer to Wormtongue than this. His obsession with Eowyn gave me chills, his need to hurt and teach her made me wince, and I'm not even going to touch on the idea of the sword as a phallic symbol. I'll get the willies all over again. A very good poem, but it creeps me out every time I read it.