Sirion: 1. Sirion

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1. Sirion

We have taken our dead
to the sea;
we have tendered them.

We have thrown lilies
in the pools,
on the white rock
and the red rock.

The sand is barred
with clouds;
the clouds are long;
our hands are spent.

We have given our dead
to the sea,
and our living;

beyond the churned mud
of the estuary
the waves are swift spear-points.

We have given our dead
to the sea,
and we go
many miles
to find water.


This is a work of fan fiction, written because the author has an abiding love for the works of J R R Tolkien. The characters, settings, places, and languages used in this work are the property of the Tolkien Estate, Tolkien Enterprises, and possibly New Line Cinema, except for certain original characters who belong to the author of the said work. The author will not receive any money or other remuneration for presenting the work on this archive site. The work is the intellectual property of the author, is available solely for the enjoyment of Henneth Annûn Story Archive readers, and may not be copied or redistributed by any means without the explicit written consent of the author.

Story Information

Author: Wild Iris

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: 1st Age

Genre: Poetry

Rating: General

Last Updated: 10/17/03

Original Post: 09/30/03

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