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1. Drink a Cup

Drink a cup for the fallen And a cup for the brave A cup for those living And for those in the grave Drink a cup to the fallen Of Men and of Elves Who did all for our safety And nought for themselves Drink a cup for Elendil Mighty and tall Who faced the great foe And defeated did fall Drink a cup for Isildur Gondor's great king Who built the White City But died for a ring. Drink a cup for Ereinion Who fought by their side Born to the ever-life Yet with us he died Drink a cup for wise Cirion Great Steward of old Drink a cup for his wisdom And for Eorl the Bold Drink a cup for our Captain For Boromir the Brave Who died far from home But others did save Drink a cup for Mithrandir Who's gone to the West For years he brought counsel Now deserving of rest Drink a cup for old Theoden Rohan's grim lord Who lived for his people And died by the sword Drink a cup for the maiden With blood on her face Who felled the dread Witchking And cast down his great mace. Drink a cup for the halfling Who braved Mordor's plain To destroy Sauron's weapon Through terror and pain Drink a cup for Elessar Our Captain in war The heir of Isildur Our king evermore Drink a cup for the fallen And a cup for the brave A cup for those living And for those in the grave Drink a cup and remember Whatever you do They fought and they died For me and for you

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: SheBit

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: 3rd Age - Post-Ring War

Genre: Poetry

Rating: General

Last Updated: 05/26/05

Original Post: 05/11/05

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