John Ronald Reuel Tolkien

(3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973 / Orange Free State)

Troll Sat Alone on His Seat of Stone



The text of this poem could not be published because of Copyright laws.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003
Edited: Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Oxford University Press HarperCollins Houghton Mifflin   Christopher Tolkien

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?


John Ronald Reuel Tolkien's Other Poems

  • All That is Gold Does Not Glit
  • I Sit and Think
  • One Ring
  • Journey's End
  • Cat
  • All Woods Must Fail
  • Gil-galad

Read poems about / on: alone, father, home, warning

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Troll Sat Alone on His Seat of Stone by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien )

Enter the verification code :

  • Paddy Harris (11/24/2008 8:07:00 AM)

    I agree that its a fun bit of verse, but it wasn't sung by Tom Bombadil, it was said by Sam when they came across Bilbo's trolls'. (Report) Reply

  • Mette Hansen (8/13/2008 2:38:00 PM)

    This is one of my favourite poems by Tolkien. Tom Bombadil is also my fav character in Lord of the Rings ;) try reading it out loud and yell the two words.. you know like in verse one: say -...for meat was hard to come by.
    Then yell: DONE BY! GUM BY!
    and do it with all the verses. So fun, and it makes you think that Tom was an old crackhead! (Report) Reply

Read all 2 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Bipolar, louis rams
  2. Trying to Look, Nalini Jyotsana Chaturvedi
  3. Perfectly Imperfect, Nalini Jyotsana Chaturvedi
  4. A Universal Muse, Saiom Shriver
  5. Explanation needed, Nalini Jyotsana Chaturvedi
  6. cliché, xxx xxx
  7. The Author To His Disconsolate Brother, Richard Brathwait
  8. God Visible In His Works, William Alexander
  9. An Invocation, William Alexander
  10. Aan Elegie On Dr. Ravis, Bishop of London, Richard Corbet

Poem of the Day

poet Geoffrey Chaucer

Compleyne ne koude, ne might myn herte never,
My peynes halve, ne what torment I have,
Though that I sholde in your presence ben ever,
Myn hertes lady, as wisly he me save
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. Unity is Strength, S.D. TIWARI
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  4. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  5. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  6. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  7. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  8. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  9. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare
  10. Jabberwocky, Lewis Carroll

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]