• All That Is Gold Does Not Glitter

    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.... more »

  • All Woods Must Fail

    O! Wanderers in the shadowed land
    Despair not! For though dark they stand,
    All woods there be must end at last,
    And see the open sun go past:... more »

  • All Ye Joyful

    Sing all ye joyful, now sing all together!
    The wind's in the tree-top, the wind's in the heather;
    The stars are in blossom, the moon is in flower,
    And bright are the windows of night in her tower.... more »

  • Athelas

    When the black breath blows,
    And death's shadow grows,
    Come Athelas! Come Athelas!
    Life to the dying,... more »

  • Bath-Song

    Sing hey! For the bath at close of day
    that washes the weary mud away
    A loon is he that will not sing
    O! Water Hot is a noble thing!... more »

  • Bilbo's Last Song (At The Grey Havens)

    Day is ended, dim my eyes,
    But journey long before me lies.
    Farewell, friends! I hear the call.
    The ship's beside the stony wall.... more »

  • Bregalad's Lament

    O Orofarne, Lassemista, Carnimirie!
    O rowan fair, upon your hair how white the blossom lay!
    O rowan mine, I saw you shine upon a summer's day,
    Your rind so bright, your leaves so light, your voice so cool and soft!... more »

  • Cat

    The fat cat on the mat
    may seem to dream
    of nice mice that suffice
    for him, or cream;... more »

  • Durin

    The world was young, the mountains green,
    No stain yet on the Moon was seen,
    No words were laid on stream or stone,
    When Durin woke and walked along.... more »

  • Earendil

    Earendil was a mariner
    that tarried in Arvernien;
    he built a boat of timber felled
    in Nimbrethil to journey in;... more »

  • Elbereth

    Snow-white! Snow-white! O lady clear!
    O Queen beyond the Western Sea!
    O Light to us that wander here
    Amid the world of woven trees!... more »

  • Finrod's Song

    He chanted a song of wizardry,
    Of piercing, opening, of treachery,
    Revealing, uncovering, betraying.
    Then sudden Felagund there swaying... more »

  • Gandalf's Song Of Lorien

    In Dwimordene, in Lorien
    Seldom have walked the feet of men,
    Few mortal eyes have seen the light
    That lies there ever, long and bright.... more »

  • Gil-Galad

    Gil-galad was an Elven-king.
    Of him the harpers sadly sing:
    The last whose realm was fair and free
    Between the mountains and the sea.... more »

  • I Sit And Think

    I sit beside the fire and think
    of all that I have seen,
    of meadow-flowers and butterflies
    in summers that have been;... more »

  • Journey's End

    In western lands beneath the Sun
    The flowers may rise in Spring,
    The trees may bud, the waters run,
    The merry finches sing.... more »

  • Lament For Boromir

    Through Rohan over fen and field where the long grass grows,
    The West Wind comes walking, and about the walls it goes.
    'What news from the West, O wandering wind, do you bring to me tonight?
    Have you seen Boromir the Tall by moon or by starlight?'... more »

  • Lament For Eorl The Young

    Where now is the horse and the rider? Where is the horn that was blowing?
    Where is the helm and the hauberk, and the bright hair flowing?
    Where is the hand on the harpstring, and the red fire glowing?
    They have passed like rain on the mountain, like a wind in the meadow;... more »

  • Lebennin

    Silver flow the streams from Colos to Erui
    In the green fields of Lebennin!
    Tall grows the grass there. In the wind from the Sea
    The white lilies sway,... more »

  • Namárië

    Ai! laurië lantar lassi súrinen,
    Yéni únótimë ve rámar aldaron!
    Yéni ve lintë yuldar avánier
    Mi oromardi lissë-miruvóreva... more »

  • Nimrodel

    An Elven-maid there was of old,
    A shining star by day.
    Her mantle white was hemmed with gold,
    Her shoes of silver-grey.... more »

  • O! Where Are You Going?

    O! What are you doing,
    And where are you going?
    Your ponies need shoeing!
    The River is flowing!... more »

  • One Ring

    Ash nazg durbatulûk, ash nazg gimbatul,
    Ash nazg thrakutulûk agh burzum-ishi krimpatul.

    Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky,... more »

  • One White Tree

    Tall ships and tall kings
    Three times three.
    What brought they from the foundered land
    Over the flowing sea?... more »

  • Over The Misty Mountains Cold

    Far over the Misty Mountains cold,
    To dungeons deep and caverns old,
    We must away, ere break of day,
    To seek our pale enchanted gold.... more »