Eru's Lament for his First-Born: 1. Eru's Lament for His First-Born

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1. Eru's Lament for His First-Born

Eru's Lament of the First-Born


These years are all but dying and the moon is growing dark.

Come my first born children, and craft boats of my tree's last bark.

Why are my children dying?  Please, I beg you if you can

Take the path less travelled so you can see the sun again.

I've seen the horror of your endless days.

A chance for freedom, come sail across the waves.

You've heard the sea a'calling, please listen to its cry.

This world is crumbling.  Don't stay to see it die.

The evil of industry has destroyed this earth.

I tell you I love you more than it's worth.

War and Hate have plagued this land, please come to me.

Peace and Love is only achieved once your souls are free.

Come my First-Born children, there is only one ship left.

I know you hear me calling, do not be so deaf.

Your age is all but over, it is time to choose your path.

Come with me to Eden, or face that cruel world's wrath.


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: PlaguedPorcelain

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: Other

Genre: Poetry

Rating: General

Last Updated: 06/03/12

Original Post: 06/03/12

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