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Shadow-Bride

Shadow-Bride is a nonsense Hobbit poem that was among those written in the margins of the Red Book.[1]

It was published in The Adventures of Tom Bombadil.[2]

An earlier version of the poem, entitled "The Shadow Man", was published in the Annual of Our Lady's School (1936).[3]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, "Preface"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, "Shadow-Bride"
  3. Wayne Hammond, Christina Scull, "Tolkien Notes 8" dated 16 June 2013, Wayneandchristina.wordpress.com (accessed 16 June 2013)