Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost: Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Monday, June 28, 2010

Not All Who Wander Are Lost

As we are going for the theme for the blog on the first entries, it would be a shame if I did not include the great J.R.R.Tolkien here. It is quite amazing that he created a world, created creatures that are legend and became a legend himself but although he has written countless lines for the trilogy and its background, he has summarized his work The Lord of the Rings with 8 lines:

All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.
From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
A light from the shadows shall spring;
Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
The crownless again shall be king.

I found this the other day and thought it was perfect for this post. It may be little too fan-girlly for some, but for those who adore the Middle Earth it could be quite sentimental. You can find it in different colors at

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