On Thu, Oct 22, 2015 at 02:15:05PM +0100, R A Brown wrote:

> Your own people's foundation in myth in verse - now that's a
> thought!  I so often wish Tolkien's Silmarillion had
> been a verse epic in Quenya, instead of the (disappointing
> to me) posthumous publication by Christopher Tolkien  {sigh}.

I despair of ever achieving such a thing.  When I compose in 
merechi, it's like I'm a 9-year-old again.  I have no fluency.
I come up with mechanical, over-literal turns of phrase.
There's no poetry.

The trials of being under-fluent in your own creation...