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Imram (The Death of Saint Brendan) is a poem written by J.R.R. Tolkien and published in Time and Tide on 3 December 1955.[1]

The title is Irish for "voyage"; Imrama were Celtic tales about Irish explorers who sought the Land of Promise in the Atlantic.

A version of the poem appeared as part of "The Notion Club Papers" within Sauron Defeated; the original version was also provided among the commentaries.[2]

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  1. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 480
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Sauron Defeated, "Part Two: The Notion Club Papers Part Two: Note on 'The Death of Saint Brendan' with the text of the published form 'Imram'"