Yet More Carols of Middle-earth!: 1. The Twelve Days of Yuletide

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1. The Twelve Days of Yuletide

On the first day of Yuletide the dark lord sent to me
An axe to cut down the white tree.

On the second day of Yuletide the dark lord sent to me
Two grilled doves and an axe to cut down the white tree.

On the third day of Yuletide the dark lord sent to me
Three orc friends, two grilled doves
And an axe to cut down the white tree.

On the fourth day of Yuletide the dark lord sent to me
Four spying birds, three orc friends, two grilled doves
And an axe to cut down the white tree.

On the fifth day of Yuletide the dark lord sent to me
Five golden rings,
Four spying birds, three orc friends, two grilled doves
And an axe to cut down the white tree.

On the sixth day of Yuletide the dark lord sent to me
Six trolls a-slaying,
Five golden rings.
Four spying birds, three orc friends, two grilled doves
And an axe to cut down the white tree.

On the seventh day of Yuletide the dark lord sent to me
Seven corsairs swimming, six trolls a-slaying,
Five golden rings.
Four spying birds, three orc friends, two grilled doves
And an axe to cut down the white tree.

On the eighth day of Yuletide the dark lord sent to me
Eight fans a-filking,
Seven corsairs swimming, six trolls a-slaying,
Five golden rings.
Four spying birds, three orc friends, two grilled doves
And an axe to cut down the white tree.

On the ninth day of Yuletide the dark lord sent to me
Nine mûmaks prancing, eight fans a-filking,
Seven corsairs swimming, six trolls a-slaying,
Five golden rings.
Four spying birds, three orc friends, two grilled doves
And an axe to cut down the white tree.

On the tenth day of Yuletide the dark lord sent to me
Ten wargs a-leaping, nine mûmaks prancing, eight fans a-filking,
Seven corsairs swimming, six trolls a-slaying,
Five golden rings.
Four spying birds, three orc friends, two grilled doves
And an axe to cut down the white tree.

On the eleventh day of Yuletide the dark lord sent to me
Eleven goblins sniping, ten wargs a-leaping,
Nine mûmaks prancing, eight fans a-filking,
Seven corsairs swimming, six trolls a-slaying,
Five golden rings.
Four spying birds, three orc friends, two grilled doves
And an axe to cut down the white tree.

On the twelfth day of Yuletide the dark lord sent to me
Twelve balrogs fuming, eleven goblins sniping,
Ten wargs a-leaping, nine mûmaks prancing,
Eight fans a-filking, seven corsairs swimming,
Six trolls a-slaying,
Five golden rings.
Four spying birds, three orc friends, two grilled doves
And an axe to cut down the white tree.


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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: Humor

Rating: General

Last Updated: 12/24/04

Original Post: 12/14/04

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