Sunset
Apr24

Sunset

(Kelfour’s Landing, back in the day, circa 1995) {Backstory: She always introduced this song as a celebration of love, of lovers. There was never any doubt she wrote it for the mage. He bade her sing it oft… ~D.} Easily, he slides across the sky, Horizon to horizon, ’til only sunset’s colours left identify Light’s last enticing passion. He is Night — and Dark, he comes; Drawn to where she rests. Silken...

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Her Answer
Mar08

Her Answer

(Kelfour’s Landing, back in the day, circa 1993) {Backstory: The dark mage gave no deadline to the bardess, but bade her send word when she could, with her answer.  Once she was free, this was her reply. She delivered it in person. ~D.} From the moment first I met you, There was something in your eyes compelling My every glance, the guide I could not resist against; And I welcomed your eyes’ very warm bespelling. Oh, most...

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Words Of Love
Mar08

Words Of Love

(Kelfour’s Landing, back in the day, circa 1993) {Backstory: The bardess wrote this for the dark mage. It was also something much requested for weddings. ~D.}   Words Of Love The words of love make a circle complete, The sacred binding, spoken softly and true. One heart to another, life’s most precious gift, And these words are more than “I love you.” In the elements of love the circle is held fast, The man, the...

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Under The Dreaming Tree
Mar08

Under The Dreaming Tree

(Kelfour’s Landing, back in the day, circa 1992) {Backstory: The bardess met a man under the Dreaming Tree… need I explain anything else? ~D.}   Under The Dreaming Tree My journey brought me here alone, Dreams to weave, songs to hone. But elusive was every dream I tried, No songs there were for me to guide. Until one midnight he came to me, And we met under the Dreaming Tree. Who can say now just who charmed whom When we...

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Only Love For Me
Jan17

Only Love For Me

(Somewhen in the past of Squire Bluffs) by SongMaker Lightclad   Reflections and promises Of an endless love to be, standing through time and all eternity. I feel him here… Deep in my heart… standing tall… sharing all…. The only Love for me. And in his eyes I see, The promise of eternity, beckoning me close to him to share a destiny. And when I’m at his side, peace and love with us abide, the stars...

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When He Smiles
Dec28

When He Smiles

(Before recorded time – at Squire Bluffs in the First Worlde) Backstory: There’s nothing like youth and young love, right? Stars in your eyes, head over heels crushed on someone. On the road to the Old Swamp, just before the turn off to the Lost Road that once led to the Lost Castle (literally, it was … gone, lost), there gathered a small group of people. The young priestess hopefully sang this song. She was so shy...

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Seven Heroes Went To Slay
Dec26

Seven Heroes Went To Slay

Backstory: I wandered into Inferno using the name, Melody, a traveling bard. Only to be told (over and over again) that there were no bards…

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Winter’s Rose
Dec25

Winter’s Rose

(Town Square, somewhen in Kelfour’s Landing.) The back-story for this seasonal song goes something like this: A young man (I am omitting his name to shield him from permanent embarrassment) brought me a rose. Greywulf looked on, slightly amused. Out of desperation, trying to preserve the young man’s thoughtfulness and his dignity, I did the only thing I could think of. I thanked him for the lovely rose in the dead of...

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Lady of the Sands
Sep30

Lady of the Sands

(28 Imaerasta 5114: Ta’Vaalor) Here is my first song since I left home, for the Great Lady Iniania, who helped me my first day in the walled city with a new instrument, a fine weapon, and some very nice clothes.   The Lady of the Sands By night and day, the forest smiles Upon her every step and care. Sun-kissed, night-veiled, she makes her way With ne’er a trace that she was there. Creatures flock to follow her,...

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The Break-Up Song
Sep16

The Break-Up Song

His name was Mohrgan Silversteel. I was young, and Kelfour’s Landing was all we had. Good days, those, until we parted. No drama, no yelling, just the inevitability that something had changed.   Sweetest prince, he came to me, Silvered enchantments from his tongue fell. And in the oldest of magics, the Fair One smiled, He smiled at me and thus began the spell. But Mortal I, had only a musician’s ear, For the lilting...

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