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Here's some Tolkien-inspired Zeppelin while you're waiting for The Two Towers.
# The Battle of Evermore the_queen->of_light( took_her_bow ) && then->she( turned_to_go ); the_prince->of_peace( embraced the gloom ) && walked->the_night( alone + ); %oh = ( dance => "in the dark of night", sing => "to the morning light" ); THE: $dark_lord{rides}="in force tonight"; AND: @time=("will tell us all", "oh"); %oh = ( throw_down => "your plow and hoe", rest_not => "to lock your homes" ); %side = ( by => "side", we => { wait => "the night" }, of_the => { darkest=> "of them all" } ); i->hear( the__horse_s__thunder ); down->in_the_valley( below ); I_M: sub waiting { for( $the_angels_of_avalon ) { $waiting_for="the eastern glow"; } }
the_apples->of_the_valley( hold ); the_seas->of( happiness ); the_ground->is_rich_from( tender_care ); @_=("repay", "do not forget", "no", "no"); %oh = ( dance => "in the dark of night", sing => "to the morning light" ); the_apples->turn_to( red_and_black ); the_tyrants->face_is( red ); %oh = ( war => "is the common cry", pick_up => "your swords", and => "fly" ); %the_sky = ( is => "filled", with => { good_and_bad => "that mortals never know" } ); $_ = "oh, well"; $the_night = "long"; $the_beads{time} = "pass slow"; $tired{eyes} =~ $sunrise; waiting_for->the_eastern( glow ); $the_pain_of_war lt $the_woe_of_aftermath; $the_drums_will{shake} = "the castle walls"; %the_Ringwraiths = ( ride_in => "black", ride => "on" ); %sing = ( as_you_raise => "your bow", shoot => "straighter than before" ); no_comfort->has( the_fire_at_night ); that->lights( the_face_so_cold ); %oh = ( dance => "in the dark of night", sing => "to the morning light" ); $the_magic_runes_are = ( writ => "in gold", to_bring => {the_balance=>"back"} ); AT_LAST: $sun = "shining"; clouds->blue( roll_by ); WITH: flames->from( dragon_of_darkness ); $the_sunlight{blinds} = "his eyes"; print <<BRING_IT; back Bring it back Bring it back Bring it back Bring it back Bring it back Bring it back Bring it back Oh now Oh now Oh now Oh now Oh now Oh now Oh now Oh now Bring it back Bring it back Bring it back Bring it back Bring it back Bring it back Bring it back Bring it back Oh now Oh now Oh now Oh now Oh now Oh now Oh now Oh now Bring it Bring it Bring it BRING_IT

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Re: The Battle of Evermore
by batkins (Chaplain) on Dec 16, 2002 at 22:52 UTC
    it appears you've managed to combine three of the greatest things of all time (perl, tolkien, and led zeppelin) into one post.
      word to that. Thats actually pretty cool :)
      ^jasper