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This is a list of '''poems written by [[J. R. R. Tolkien]]''' (years are the date of composition, if not stated otherwise)
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This is a list of '''poems written by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]''' (years are the date of composition, if not stated otherwise). It does not include poems published within Tolkien's [[legendarium]].
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==1910s==
 
* ''[[The Battle of the Eastern Field]]'' [[1911]]
 
* ''[[The Battle of the Eastern Field]]'' [[1911]]
 
* ''[[From the many-willow'd margin of the immemorial Thames]]'' [[1913]]
 
* ''[[From the many-willow'd margin of the immemorial Thames]]'' [[1913]]
* ''[[The Voyage of Eärendel the Evening Star]]'' (''[[The Book of Lost Tales|The Book of Lost Tales 2]]'' 267–269) [[1914]]
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* ''[[The Voyage of Eärendel the Evening Star]]'' [[1914]] (''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part Two]]'' pp. 267–269)  
* ''[[The Bidding of the Minstrel]]'' [[1914]] (''[[The Book of Lost Tales|The Book of Lost Tales 2]]'' 261f.,269f. )
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* ''[[The Bidding of the Minstrel]]'' [[1914]] (''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part Two]]'' pp. 269–271 )
* ''[[Tinfang Warble]]'' [[1914]] (''[[The Book of Lost Tales|The Book of Lost Tales 1]]'' 107f.)
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* ''[[Tinfang Warble]]'' [[1914]] (''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part One]]'' p. 108)
* ''[[Goblin Feet]]'' [[1915]]
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* ''[[Goblin Feet]]'' [[1915]]
* ''[[You and Me / and the Cottage of Lost Play]]'' [[1915]] (''[[The Book of Lost Tales|The Book of Lost Tales 1]]'' 27f.)
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* ''[[You and Me / and the Cottage of Lost Play]]'' [[1915]] (revised as ''The Little House of Lost Play / Mar Vanwa Tyaliéva'', ''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part One]]'' pp. 27–31)
* ''[[Kôr]]'' [[1915]], published as ''[[The City of the Gods]]'' in [[1923]] (''[[The Book of Lost Tales|The Book of Lost Tales 1]]'' 136)
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* ''[[Kôr]]'' [[1915]], published as ''[[The City of the Gods]]'' in [[1923]] (''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part One]]'' p. 136)
* ''[[Kortirion among the Trees]]'' [[1915]] (revised in 1937 and in the 1960s, ''The Trees of Kortirion'')
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* ''[[Kortirion among the Trees]]'' [[1915]] (revised in 1937 and in the 1960s, ''The Trees of Kortirion'', ''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part One]]'' pp. 33–43)
* ''[[Over Old Hills and Far Away]]'' [[1915]]
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* ''[[Over Old Hills and Far Away]]'' [[1915]] (rewritten in 1927, ''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part One]]'' pp. 108–110.)
* ''[[A Song of Aryador]]'' [[1915]]
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* ''[[A Song of Aryador]]'' [[1915]] (''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part One]]'' p. 139)
* ''[[The Shores of Elfland]]'' [[1915]]
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* ''[[The Shores of Elfland]]'' [[1915]] (also ''The Shores of Faëry'', ''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part Two]]'' pp. 271f.)
* ''[[Habbanan beneath the Stars]]'' [[1916]]
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* ''[[Habbanan beneath the Stars]]'' [[1916]] (''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part One]]'' pp. 91f.)
* ''[[The Sorrowful City]]'' [[1916]]
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* ''[[Narqelion]]'' [[1915]]-[[1916]]
* ''[[The Song of Eriol]]'' [[1917]] (''[[The Book of Lost Tales|The Book of Lost Tales 2]]'' 298ff.)
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* ''[[The Sorrowful City]]'' [[1916]] (''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part Two]]'' pp. 295–298)
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* ''[[The Song of Eriol]]'' [[1917]] (''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part Two]]'' pp. 298f.)
 
* ''[[The Horns of Ulmo]]'' [[1917]]
 
* ''[[The Horns of Ulmo]]'' [[1917]]
* ''[[The Happy Mariners]]'', published in [[1920]], composed in [[1915]]
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* ''[[The Children of Húrin]]'' (begun in [[1920]] or earlier, continued to 1925) (''[[The Lays of Beleriand]]'')
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==1920s==
* ''[[The Clerke's Compleinte]]'' [[1922]]
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* ''[[The Happy Mariners]]'', published in [[1920]], composed in [[1915]] (''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part Two]]'' pp. 273-276)
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* ''[[The Clerkes Compleinte]]'' [[1922]]
 
* ''[[Iúmonna Gold Galdre Bewunden]]'' [[1923]]
 
* ''[[Iúmonna Gold Galdre Bewunden]]'' [[1923]]
 
* ''[[The Eadigan Saelidan]]'' [[1923]]
 
* ''[[The Eadigan Saelidan]]'' [[1923]]
 
* ''[[The Man in the Moon Came Down Too Soon]]'' [[1923]]
 
* ''[[The Man in the Moon Came Down Too Soon]]'' [[1923]]
* ''[[Enigmala Saxonic - a Nuper Inventa Duo]]'' [[1923]]
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* ''[[Enigmata Saxonica Nuper Inventa Duo]]'' [[1923]]
 
* ''[[The Cat and the Fiddle: A Nursery-Rhyme Undone and its Scandalous Secret Unlocked]]'' [[1923]]
 
* ''[[The Cat and the Fiddle: A Nursery-Rhyme Undone and its Scandalous Secret Unlocked]]'' [[1923]]
 
* ''[[An Evening in Tavrobel]]'' [[1924]]
 
* ''[[An Evening in Tavrobel]]'' [[1924]]
 
* ''[[The Lonely Isle]]'' [[1924]]
 
* ''[[The Lonely Isle]]'' [[1924]]
* ''[[The Princess Ni]]'' [[1924]]
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* ''[[The Princess ]]'' [[1924]]
 
* ''[[Light as Leaf on Lindentree]]'' [[1925]]
 
* ''[[Light as Leaf on Lindentree]]'' [[1925]]
* ''[[The Flight of the Noldoli from Valinor]]'' [[1925]] (''[[The Lays of Beleriand]]'')
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* ''[[The Children of Húrin]]'' (begun in [[1920]] or earlier, continued to 1925) (''[[The Lays of Beleriand]]'', pp. 3-130)
* ''[[The Lay of Leithian]]'' [[1925]]–[[1931]] (''[[The Lays of Beleriand]]'')
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* ''[[The Flight of the Noldoli from Valinor]]'' [[1925]] (''[[The Lays of Beleriand]]'', pp. 131-141)
* ''[[The Lay of Eärendel]]'' 1920s (''[[The Lays of Beleriand]]'')
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* ''[[The Lay of Eärendel]]'' 1920s (''[[The Lays of Beleriand]]'', pp. 141-144)
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* ''[[The Lay of the Fall of Gondolin]]'' 1920s (''[[The Lays of Beleriand]]'', pp. 144-149)
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* ''[[The Lay of Leithian]]'' [[1925]]–[[1931]] (''[[The Lays of Beleriand]]'', pp. 150-367)
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* ''[[Knocking at the Door]]'' (?[[1927]])
 
* ''[[The Nameless Land]]'' [[1927]]
 
* ''[[The Nameless Land]]'' [[1927]]
 
* ''[[Adventures in Unnatural History and Medieval Metres, being the Freaks of Fisiologus]]'' [[1927]]:
 
* ''[[Adventures in Unnatural History and Medieval Metres, being the Freaks of Fisiologus]]'' [[1927]]:
:* ''[[Fastitocalon]]''
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:* ''[[Fastitocalon (poem)|Fastitocalon]]''
 
:* ''[[Iumbo]]''
 
:* ''[[Iumbo]]''
 
* ''[[Tinfang Warble]]'', published in [[1927]], composed in [[1914]]
 
* ''[[Tinfang Warble]]'', published in [[1927]], composed in [[1914]]
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==1930s==
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* ''[[The Owl and the Nightingale]]''
 
* ''[[Progress in Bimble Town]]'' [[1931]]
 
* ''[[Progress in Bimble Town]]'' [[1931]]
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* Poems in the essay [[A Secret Vice]] (1931), published in 1983 in [[The Monsters and the Critics and Other Essays]]:
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:* ''[[Oilima Markirya]]'' (with a revised version from much later date)
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:* ''[[Oilima Markirya|The Last Ark]]''
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:* ''[[Nieninque]]''
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:* ''[[Earendel]]''
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:* ''[[Earendel at the Helm]]''
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:* ''[[Dir avosaith]]''
 
* ''[[Errantry]]'' [[1933]]
 
* ''[[Errantry]]'' [[1933]]
 
* ''[[Firiel (poem)|Firiel]]'' [[1934]]
 
* ''[[Firiel (poem)|Firiel]]'' [[1934]]
 
* ''[[Looney]]'' [[1934]]
 
* ''[[Looney]]'' [[1934]]
 
* ''[[Songs for the Philologists]]'', with E.V. Gordon et al., published  [[1936]]:
 
* ''[[Songs for the Philologists]]'', with E.V. Gordon et al., published  [[1936]]:
:* ''[[Bagme Bloma]]''
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:* ''[[Bagmē Blōma|Bagme Bloma]]''
 
:* ''[[Éadig Béo þu!]]''
 
:* ''[[Éadig Béo þu!]]''
 
:* ''[[Frenchmen Froth]]''
 
:* ''[[Frenchmen Froth]]''
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:* ''[[Syx Mynet]]''
 
:* ''[[Syx Mynet]]''
 
* ''[[The Dragon's Visit]]'' [[1937]]
 
* ''[[The Dragon's Visit]]'' [[1937]]
* ''[[Knocking at the Door: Lines induced by sensations when waiting for an answer at the door of an Exalted Academic Person]]'' [[1937]]
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* ''[[Again this year, my dear Priscilla]]'' (1938), in [[Letters from Father Christmas]]
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==1940s==
 
* ''[[The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun]]'', published in Welsh Review, December [[1945]]
 
* ''[[The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun]]'', published in Welsh Review, December [[1945]]
 
* ''[[Imram]]'' (''The Death of [[St. Brendan]]'') [[1946]] (published in ''Time and Tide'', December [[1955]], ''[[The History of The Lord of the Rings|Sauron Defeated]]'' 261ff,296ff)
 
* ''[[Imram]]'' (''The Death of [[St. Brendan]]'') [[1946]] (published in ''Time and Tide'', December [[1955]], ''[[The History of The Lord of the Rings|Sauron Defeated]]'' 261ff,296ff)
*  Elvish translations of [[catholic]] prayers (ed. Wynne, Smith, Hostetter in [[Vinyar Tengwar]] 43, 44, [[2002]]), composed in the [[1950s]]:
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:* ''[[Ataremma versions]]'' (Quenya ''[[Pater Noster]]'') versions I-VI
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==1950s==
:* ''[[Aia María]]'' (Quenya ''[[Ave Maria]]'') versions I-IV
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*  Elvish translations of [[catholic]] prayers (ed. Wynne, Smith, Hostetter in [[Vinyar Tengwar]] 43, 44, [[2002]]), composed in the 1950s:
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:* ''[[Ataremma versions]]'' (Quenya ''Pater Noster'') versions I-VI
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:* ''[[Aia María]]'' (Quenya ''Ave Maria'') versions I-IV
 
:* ''[[Loreto]]'' in Quenya
 
:* ''[[Loreto]]'' in Quenya
:* ''[[Ortírielyanna]]'' (Quenya ''[[Sub Tuum Praesidium]]'')  
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:* ''[[Ortírielyanna]]'' (Quenya ''Sub Tuum Praesidium'')  
:* ''[[Alcar i Ataren]]'' (Quenya ''[[Gloria Patri]]'')
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:* ''[[Alcar i Ataren]]'' (Quenya ''Gloria Patri'')
:* ''[[Alcar mi tarmenel na Erun]]'' (Quenya ''[[Gloria in Excelsis Deo]]'')
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:* ''[[Alcar mi tarmenel na Erun]]'' (Quenya ''Gloria in Excelsis Deo'')
 
:* ''[[Ae Adar Nín]]'' (Sindarin ''Pater Noster'')
 
:* ''[[Ae Adar Nín]]'' (Sindarin ''Pater Noster'')
* ''[[The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth, Beorhthelm's Son]]'' [[1953]]  
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* ''[[The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth|The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm's Son]]'' [[1953]]
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==1960s==
 
* ''[[The Adventures of Tom Bombadil]]'' published in [[1962]]:
 
* ''[[The Adventures of Tom Bombadil]]'' published in [[1962]]:
:* ''[[The Adventures of Tom Bombadil]]''
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** ''[[The Adventures of Tom Bombadil]]''
:* ''[[Bombadil Goes Boating]]''
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** ''[[Bombadil Goes Boating]]''
:* ''[[Errantry]]''
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** ''[[Errantry]]''
:* ''[[Little Princess Mee]]''
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** ''[[Little Princess Mee]]''
:* ''[[The Man in the Moon Stayed Up Too Late]]''
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** ''[[The Man in the Moon Stayed Up Too Late]]''
:* ''[[The Man in the Moon Came Down Too Soon]]''
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** ''[[The Man in the Moon Came Down Too Soon]]''
:* ''[[The Stone Troll]]''
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** ''[[The Stone Troll]]''
:* ''[[Perry-the-Winkle]]''
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** ''[[Perry-the-Winkle]]''
:* ''[[The Mewlips]]''
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** ''[[The Mewlips]]''
:* ''[[Oliphaunt]]''
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** ''[[Oliphaunt]]''
:* ''[[Fastitocalon]]''
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** ''[[Fastitocalon (poem)|Fastitocalon]]''
:* ''[[The Cat]]''
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** ''[[The Cat]]''
:* ''[[Shadow-Bride]]''
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** ''[[Shadow-Bride]]''
:* ''[[The Hoard]]''
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** ''[[The Hoard]]''
:* ''[[The Sea-Bell]]''
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** ''[[The Sea-Bell]]''
:* ''[[The Last Ship]]''
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** ''[[The Last Ship]]''
* ''[[Once upon a time]]'' [[1965]]
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* ''[[Once upon a Time]]'' [[1965]]
 
* ''[[Bilbo's Last Song]]'' [[1966]] (first published as a poster in [[1974]])
 
* ''[[Bilbo's Last Song]]'' [[1966]] (first published as a poster in [[1974]])
 
* ''[[For W.H.A.]]'' in [[1967]] in Shenandoah
 
* ''[[For W.H.A.]]'' in [[1967]] in Shenandoah
* ''[[Narqelion]]'' published in [[1988]] in Mythlore
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==Unknown year==
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* ''[[Doworst]]''
 
* ''[[Mythopoeia]]'' published in certain editions of ''Tree and Leaf'', republished in [[1999]] in an edition of ''Tree and Leaf'' in the U.K. only.
 
* ''[[Mythopoeia]]'' published in certain editions of ''Tree and Leaf'', republished in [[1999]] in an edition of ''Tree and Leaf'' in the U.K. only.
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The name Poem refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Poetry (disambiguation).


This is a list of poems written by J.R.R. Tolkien (years are the date of composition, if not stated otherwise). It does not include poems published within Tolkien's legendarium.

Contents

1910s

1920s

1930s

1940s

1950s

1960s

Unknown year

  • Doworst
  • Mythopoeia published in certain editions of Tree and Leaf, republished in 1999 in an edition of Tree and Leaf in the U.K. only.