Nursery Rhymes of Gondor and Rohan: 1. The Beacon Hills

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1. The Beacon Hills

When dark is the hour and dire the need,
Flames across seven hills shall speed.

On Amon Dîn, the silent hill
The brightest blaze the night shall fill.

On Eilenach, the tooth of fire,
Flames will flare in a brilliant spire.

On Nardol, too, the fire head,
Another beacon its light shall spread.

On Erelas, our vigil green,
A flare from far off will be seen.

On Minrimmon, our tower of old,
The fire shall shine ever so bold.

On Calenhad, all crowned in green,
No flame will e'er remain unseen.

On Amon Anwar, hill of awe,
The flames shall forth the riders draw.

When dark is the hour and dire the need,
Flames across seven hills shall speed.

On Amon Dîn, the silent hill,
On Eilenach, the tooth of fire,
On Nardol, too, the fire head,
On Erelas, our vigil green,
On Minrimmon, our tower of old,
On Calenhad, all crowned in green,
On Amon Anwar, hill of awe -

The flames shall forth the riders draw.

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A second, more childlike version, without those small fill-words:

When dark is the hour and dire the need,
Flames across seven hills shall speed.

On Amon Dîn, silent hill
Brightest blaze the night shall fill.

On Eilenach, tooth of fire,
Flames will flare in brilliant spire.

On Nardol, also, fire head,
Another beacon light shall spread.

On Erelas, our vigil green,
Flares from far off will be seen.

On Minrimmon, our tower of old,
Fires shall shine ever so bold.

On Calenhad, all crowned in green,
No flame will e'er remain unseen.

On Amon Anwar, hill of awe,
The flames shall forth the riders draw.

When dark is the hour and dire the need,
Flames across seven hills shall speed.

On Amon Dîn, silent hill,
On Eilenach, fire-sill,
On Nardol, knoll of fire-sheen,
On Erelas, our vigil green,
On Minrimmon, our tower of old,
On Calenhad, all crowned in gold,
On Amon Anwar, hill of awe -

The flames shall forth the riders draw.



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Author: JunoMagic

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: Other

Genre: Poetry

Rating: General

Last Updated: 12/17/06

Original Post: 04/04/05

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