LOTR Holiday Carols

Dwim's Spoofy Carols

3. Balrogs We have Seen Draw Nigh

I was going to go to bed early. Damn nuzgul! To the tune of "Angels We Have Heard On High," I give you "Run, Fellowship, Run!" aka "Balrogs We Have Seen Draw Nigh."

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Drumbeats we have heard hard by
Raggedly the time keeping
And the orc horde in reply
Cacophanously shrieking:
Mor-oooo-or-oooo-or-oooo-or-ia! After our blood lusting.
Mor-oooo-or-oooo-or-oooo-or-ia! After our blood lusting.

To the Bridge of Khazad-dûm
Down the darkened stair leaping
O'er the narrow span of stone
Swiftly the Balrog fleeing:
Mor-oooo-or-oooo-or-oooo-or-ia! Ai! A Balrog is come!
Mor-oooo-or-oooo-or-oooo-or-ia! Ai! A Balrog is come!

Shadow and flame towr'ing tall
Weary pilgrim grey and worn
Balrog from the bridge did fall
Gandalf in the pit was borne
Mor-oooo-or-oooo-or-oooo-or-ia! Why did we go in there?
Mor-oooo-or-oooo-or-oooo-or-ia! Why did we go in there?

To the Gates and Dimrill stair
Never time to cease from war
But a few halls to traverse
Escape: so close and yet so far!
Mor-oooo-or-oooo-or-ooooor-ia! Fate must have been mocking us.
Mor-oooo-or-oooo-or-ooooor-ia! Fate must have been mocking us.

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.

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Author: Dwimordene

Status: General

Completion: Ongoing Serial

Rating: General

Last Updated: 12/16/02

Original Post: 12/10/02

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