Maedhros the Red-haired Elfie: 1. Lyrics

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1. Lyrics

You know Elrond and Elros, Elrohir, Elladan,

Gil-Galad, Gildor, Celeborn, and Cirdan,

But do you recall

The most famous Elfie of all?


Maedhros the Red-haired Elfie

Had some very bright red hair,

And if you ever saw him

You would even say he's fair.


All of the dark-haired Noldor

Used to laugh and call him names;

They wouldn't let poor Maedhros

Join in any Elfie games.


Then one scary Moon-rise Eve,

Cirdan came to say:

"Maedhros with your sword so bright,

Won't you fight the Orcs tonight?"

Then how the Elfies loved him

As they shouted out with glee,

"Maedhros the Red-haired Elfie,

You'll go down in history."


Notes: Moon-rise Eve means before the rising of the moon; the first battle of the Noldor being Battle-under-Stars. To hear the song and read the original lyrics, check out Rudolf the Red-nose Reindeer.


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: Cirdan

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: 1st Age

Genre: Poetry

Rating: General

Last Updated: 12/16/02

Original Post: 12/09/02

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