|Reviews for Lament|
| FaerieRing chapter 1 . 4/4
Wonderful poem. It reminds me of Tolkien's lament for Boromir in the Fellowship of the Ring. Very well phrased.
| EmilieHardie chapter 1 . 7/23/2014
This is amazing, absolutely brilliant, even more so for the dubious rhyme between 'crests' and 'lioness'. Thank you so much for writing and sharing it.
| Thousandsmiles chapter 1 . 6/11/2014
Oh, I absolutely loved this!
| Guest chapter 1 . 3/30/2014
This was... Beautiful. And depressing. But it was fabulous. It even brought tears to my eyes.
| OnlyTheBeginningOfTheAdventure chapter 1 . 5/3/2013
This is a very beautiful poem. Bravo! :)
| GoTeamSkipper chapter 1 . 3/8/2013
Honestly, this is my favorite Narnian poem I've read! I love how it is worded and how it sounds. Each of the siblings verses are perfect, thank you for writing this, that is how much I enjoyed it.
| marble-fire chapter 1 . 2/4/2012
Usually one doesn't find a good poetry fic here, but that was incredible! Loved it!
| Qoheleth chapter 1 . 9/19/2010
Nice little blend of Lewis and Tolkien there. Just one thing: in the first line of the third stanza, I think it should be "the sky *o'er* Lantern Waste is red".
| lovesFanFic chapter 1 . 5/23/2010
WOW. I don't normally go for poetryfics, but this was beautiful. Thank you so much.
| Metonomia chapter 1 . 12/16/2009
Wow. Wow wow wow wow. Love and Rock Music recommended this fic to me, and I have now read it three times over. It is nothing less than the most beautiful piece of fanfiction I have ever read. Beautiful, emotive, a true lament, Romantic, gorgeously poetic (well, duh, it's a poem - but it's particularly poetic in the lyrical sense), canon-friendly (not a necessity, but a plus for me), and again, just achingly beautiful. The call-and-response form of the lament is perfect - it gives me a sense of the old Greek chorus harmonized with the main questioner. And the story told within these short lines! It captures perfectly the sense of loss, confusion, fear, honor, and remembrance of the Four that would run rampant after the Return. And - because I just cannot say it enough - it is SO beautiful. Thank you so so so much for writing this. Beautiful,wonderful, amazing!
| ARM chapter 1 . 12/8/2009
This was wonderful, and it really sounds like a Narnian lament of old. So cool!
| May Eve chapter 1 . 11/21/2009
| snowstargirl chapter 1 . 8/22/2009
Oh my, that was beautiful! That may be the loveliest poem I have ever read!
| deactivated00001 chapter 1 . 8/21/2009
Ah, this is beautiful. Now, you've probably heard that phrase plenty of times before, but you deserve it.
I say, my favorite lines would have to be the last two in the stanza about Peter. So powerful. And so bittersweet. I literally felt shivers when I was reading.
Now, I'm sad to say I don't read poetry as much as I would like to, but this poem may change my habits.
| Certain Velocity chapter 1 . 7/16/2009
So many people have probably already said this, but this is absolutely beautiful.
It's heart wrentching, once you realize that the poem isn't all praise. Alas, I have not yet read the book inwhich Lucy, Edmund, Susan, and Peter leave, (Although I may have, and just don't remember.) but I have read enough.
I think what really makes this poem leave an impression is that you have each monarch's 'area' of Narnia 'responding' to when asked, sharing their final memories of the four. (Or maybe it was just the fact that I was listening to sad music whilst reading this.)