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The Vales of Aryador by J.R.R. Tolkien, taken from The Book of Lost Tales I: the extraordinary history of Middle-earth Edited by Christopher Tolkien. A Del Rey ® Book Published by The Ballantine Publishing Group. Copyright © 1983 by Frank Richard Williamson and Christopher Reuel Tolkien as Executors of the Estate of J.R.R. Tolkien.

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In the vales of Aryador
Bye the wooded inland shore
Green the lakeward bents and meads
Sloping down to murmurous reeds
That whisper in the dusk o'er Aryador:

You can find the remainder of this poem continued in: "The Vales of Aryador" available in The Book of Lost Tales I. Read Smilie

NOTE: The bulk of this posted poem has been edited to bring it closer to a 'fair usage' standard under the copyright laws.
I don't know where you keep getting all these from, Grondy! Super Wow Smilie They're great! Read Smilie
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don't know where you keep getting all these from, Grondy! They're great!
They come from the book listed at the top of each poem, Tommie. And in the case of these last ones from the Book of Lost Tales Part 1, Mellie has been sending them to me as I can't get to my volume at the present time.
Tinfang Warble by J.R.R. Tolkien, taken from The Book of Lost Tales I: the extraordinary history of Middle-earth Edited by Christopher Tolkien. A Del Rey ® Book Published by The Ballantine Publishing Group. Copyright © 1983 by Frank Richard Williamson and Christopher Reuel Tolkien as Executors of the Estate of J.R.R. Tolkien.

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O the hoot!O the hoot!
How he trillups on his flute!
O the hoot of Tinfang Warble!

Dancing all alone,
Hopping on a stone,
Flitting like a fawn,
In the twilight on the lawn,
And his name is Tinfang Warble!

You can find the remainder of this poem continued in: "Tinfang Warble" available in The Book of Lost Tales I. Read Smilie

NOTE: The bulk of this posted poem has been edited to bring it closer to a 'fair usage' standard under the copyright laws.
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