English poetry

Poems in English

O! Where Are You Going?

O! What are you doing, And where are you going? Your ponies need shoeing! The River is flowing! O! Tra-la-la-lally […]

Theoden’s Fall

We heard of the horns in the hills ringing, The swords shining in the South-kingdom. Steeds went striding to the […]

To the Bottle I Go

Ho! Ho! Ho! To the bottle I go To heal my heart and drown my woe. Rain may fall and […]

Lament for Boromir

Through Rohan over fen and field where the long grass grows, The West Wind comes walking, and about the walls […]


Gil-galad was an Elven-king. Of him the harpers sadly sing: The last whose realm was fair and free Between the […]

Roads Go Ever On

Roads go ever ever on, Over rock and under tree, By caves where never sun has shone, By streams that […]

The Sea

To the Sea, to the Sea! The white gulls are crying, The wind is blowing, and the white foam is […]

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 […]

Finrod’s Song

He chanted a song of wizardry, Of piercing, opening, of treachery, Revealing, uncovering, betraying. Then sudden Felagund there swaying Sang […]


In the willow-meads of Tasarinan I walked in the Spring. Ah! The sight and smell of the Spring in Nantasarion! […]

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