Songs of Ennorath: 3. Noldorin Lament

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3. Noldorin Lament

In ages hence and accents sweet
the deeds of the Noldor shall be renowned,
the toils of the Fire-Spirit none the least.
Valour they won, and honor, and fame,
and blood darkened the earth like a shade.

Mórnië utúlië, the Demons arose;
Mórnië alántië, and hearts aflame froze.
An oath they swore in the madness of shade.
Mórnië utúlië—my tale has only begun,
Mórnië alántië—our days grow short.

My tears count the stars,
Their warmth frozen for ages,
Yet I cannot say they are not justly deserved.
Such is our fate, and the doom of the Fallen.
Regret I have none, but sorrows unnumbered.
Perhaps one day the Light will find us.
Perhaps one day, we shall conquer.

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: pitya

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: Poetry

Rating: General

Last Updated: 11/21/08

Original Post: 05/21/07

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