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Beth Gorthaur Aglar Beleth

Ai Yavanna Kementári,
heru Aulo aldatári,
Ardo coirloaron
halla calannon!

Tirelye i laitë!
Teltie na mornie?
Lumbuleambar tintuva
arambar i lindo?
Mordînorë mãn nuva
arorë i quendo?

Nai - ve i dacil úlinuvan!
Ve i caldacil úlaituvan!
Carner serker kelvaron
untupuvar lair olvaron!

The words of Gorthaur, in glory waning

O Yavanna Queen of the Earth,
tree-queen of Lord Aulë,
Arda’s living growth’s
tall door of light!

Watch over the worshipper!
Is darkness the last road?
Will a shadowy fate sparkle
beside the fate of the singer?
Will a dark silent heart be good
beside the heart of the speaker?

Victorious, I will not sing!
Having overcome light, I will not praise!
The red blood of living creatures
will cover the green of plants!

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: Arwen Imladviel

Status: Reviewed

Completion: Complete

Era: Time of the Trees

Genre: Poetry

Rating: General

Last Updated: 01/03/03

Original Post: 12/28/02

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