*Asterisked poems are quoted in the movies.
(Let me know if I've missed any)

*The Old Walking Song: This one has verses in 3 of the 4 books.


The Hobbit


*Blunt the Knives

*The Song of the Lonely Mountain

The Wind was on the Withered Heath

*The King Beneath the Mountains

Under the Mountain Dark and Tall



*The Riddles!!!

Spider Songs


Down in the Valley

Back to the Valley

Elves' Lullaby

Wood Elves' Barrel Song



*Down in Goblin Town

Fifteen Birds


The Fellowship of the Ring

Hobbit Lore

*A Walking Song

A Drinking Song

The Bath Song

Farewell Song of Merry & Pippin

Song in the Woods

*The Man in the Moon

Sam's Rhyme of the Troll

Bilbo's Song


Elven Songs

Hymns to Elbereth Gilthoniel

Galadriel's Song of Eldamar

Song of the Elves beyond the Sea


Song of Eärendil

The Fall of Gil-galad

Song of Beren and Lúthien

Song of Nimrodel


Other Poems

Tom Bombadil's Songs

*Wight's Chant

*The Riddle of Strider

Boromir's Riddle

Song of Durin

*Frodo's Lament for Gandalf

Not included: 'Warning of Winter' (Book II, ch3)

The Two Towers

Lament for Boromir

Song of Gondor

Galadriel's Messages


*Lament for the Rohirrim

Gandalf's Song of Lórien

*Gollum's Song & Riddle

Ent Songs

The Long List of the Ents

Treebeard's Song

*The Ent & the Entwife

*Bregalad's Song

The Ents' Marching Song

Not included (book III):
'Call-to-Arms of the Rohirrim' (ch 6)
'Gandalf's Riddle of the Ents' (ch 8)
'A Rhyme of Lore' (ch 11)

The Return of the King

Malbeth the Seer's Words

Lament for Théoden

Song of the Mounds of Mundburg


Song of Lebennin

Sam's Song in the Orc-tower

Legolas's Song of the Sea

The Eagles's Song

Not included (book V):
'Théoden's Battle Cry' (ch 5)
'At Théoden's Death' (ch 6)
'Snowmane's Epitaph' (ch 6)
'Eomer's Song' (ch 6)

Not included (book VI):
'Hobbits' Battle Song' (ch 4)
'Burial Song of Théoden' (ch 6)


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