Shadow-Bride is a nonsense Hobbit poem that was among those written in the margins of the Red Book.
It was published in The Adventures of Tom Bombadil.
An earlier version of the poem, entitled "The Shadow Man", was published in the Annual of Our Lady's School (1936).
 See also
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, "Preface"
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, "Shadow-Bride"
- ↑ Wayne Hammond, Christina Scull, "Tolkien Notes 8" dated 16 June 2013, Wayneandchristina.wordpress.com (accessed 16 June 2013)