The Road goes ever on and on
Down from the door where it began.
Now far ahead the Road has gone,
And I must follow, if I can,
Pursuing it with eager feet,
Until it joins some larger way
Where many paths and errands meet.
And whither then? I cannot say.
sung by Bilbo in The Hobbit
Note: J.R.R. Tolkien was born January 3, 1892.
Happy birthday, Professor Tolkien!