# The Twelve Days of Yule

On the first day of Yule,

Tolkien gave to me,

**One ring to rule them all.**

On the second day of Yule,

Tolkien gave to me,

**Two glowing trees,**

And one ring to rule them all.

On the third day of Yule,

Tolkien gave to me,

**Three elven rings,**

Two glowing trees,

And one ring to rule them all.

On the fourth day of Yule,

Tolkien gave to me,

**Four Hungry Hobbits,**ā

Three elven rings,

Two glowing trees,

And one ring to rule them all.

On the fifth day of Yule,

Tolkien gave to me,

**Five Istari,**

Four hungry hobbits,

Three elven rings,

**The two Argonath,**ā”

And one ring to rule them all.

On the sixth day of Yule,

Tolkien gave to me,

**Six Frodo books,**

*Five Istari,*

Four hungry hobbits,

Three elven rings,

Two glowing trees,

And one ring to rule them all.

On the seventh day of Yule,

Tolkien gave to me,

**Seven kings of dwarves,**

Six Frodo books,

*Five Istari,*

Four hungry hobbits,

**Three silmarils,**ā

The two Argonath,

And one ring to rule them all.

On the eigth day of Yule,

Tolkien gave to me,

**Eight Valar lords,**

Seven kings of dwarves,

Six Frodo books,

*Five Istari,*

**Four ancient ages,**

Three elven rings,

Two glowing trees,

And one ring to rule them all.

On the ninth day of Yule,

Tolkien gave to me,

**Nine NazgĆ»l,**

Eight Valar lords,

Seven kings of dwarves,

Six Frodo books,

*Five Istari,*

Four hungry hobbits,

Three silmarils,

The two Argonath,

And one ring to rule them all.

On the tenth day of Yule,

Tolkien gave to me,

**The Tengwar,**

Nine NazgĆ»l,

Eight Valar lords,

**Seven seeing stones,**ā

Six Frodo books,

*Five Istari,*

Four ancient ages,

Three elven rings,

Two glowing trees,

And one ring to rule them all.

On the eleventh day of Yule,

Tolkien gave to me,

**Elven pipers piping,**ā

The Tengwar,

Nine NazgĆ»l,

**Eight Aratar,**ā

Seven seeing stones,

**Seven PalantĆri,**ā

Six Frodo books,

*Five Istari,*

Four hungry hobbits,

Three silmarils,

The two Argonath,

And one ring to rule them all.

On the twelfth day of Yule,

Tolkien gave to me,

**Twelve dwarves of Thorin,**ā

**Eleventy-one parties,**

The Tengwar,

Nine NazgĆ»l,

Eight Aratar,

Seven PalantĆri,

Six Frodo books,

*Five Istari,*

Four ancient ages,

Three elven rings,

Two glowing trees,

*And one ring to rule them all.*

ā”Thank Zbyszek āNaugturā Tenerowicz.

āThis line is Adam Soloveās fault.

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