Carols of Middle-earth: 3. Steward Roasting on an Open Fire

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3. Steward Roasting on an Open Fire

To the tune of 'Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire'

Steward roasting on an open fire
Flames consuming all his woes
Cries for aid that are made by his squire
Can’t rob him of his last repose

Everybody knows that Faramir has been laid low
Boromir has left the fight
Gondor’s allies are coming too slow
And Aragorn’s still out of sight

He knows that Sauron’s on his way
With hordes of men and orcs and beasts in his array
When with the Palantír he’s gone to spy
He’s seen the West will fail and everyone will die

And so the Steward here will end his days
His pyre a fiery adieu
But though he is dead and his city ablaze
Up Anduin comes hope anew.

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: Elemmire

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: Other

Rating: General

Last Updated: 01/02/04

Original Post: 12/03/03

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Showing Off Our Poems & Songs - 2 stories - Owner: Poetry & Song
Here's a place for members to post one or two of the pieces they are most proud of.
Included because: All of my more promising poems are lying around unfinished at the moment, so I thought I'd include my first collection of carols instead. I'm proudest of "'Twas the Night Before Yuletide", but "Let It Blow!" is the most fun!

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