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Words of the Poets is a collection of 73 books, letters and notes that make up part of the Eidetic Memory.

Title Author Description Location
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A Child's Tamriel Bestiary
Shane gro-Orath (Clever, no? Ha, ha!) A children's rhyming alphabet book
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A Forebear Warrior's Song
A traditional Forebear song
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A Less Rude Song
Anonymous A bawdy ballad
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An Ode to the Red Bird
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Betnikh Limerikh
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A eulogy for a broken man's wife
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Chim-el Adabal: A Ballad
A poem surrounding the creation of the Chim-el Adabal
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Couplets in Admiration of the Dead
Ferordomas An ode to corpses
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Damp Page
A bleak poem
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Darkest Divinities
Skald Skullsplitter A poem dedicated to the Daedric Princes
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Destroyer's Rest
A poem surrounding the origins of the Great Tree of Arborfell
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Dry Page
A bleak Nordic poem
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Elders of Bramblebreach
Poem on the Bosmer priests of Jephre
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Epode of the Ansei Wards
Weltan of Sentinel A poem on the self-sacrifice of three Ansei
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Four Coins of Yore
A love poem
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Geirmund's Oath
An oath dedicated to the sacrifice of Archmage Geirmund
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Goodnight Mundus
A Tamrielic Lullaby
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Hidden Tears
An ode to Kyne's tears
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History of the Handfast
A poem dedicated to the anointment ritual and wedding of the Silvenar to the Green Lady
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Hymn to Kyne
A song to Kyne
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An ode to the victims of a monster
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King Farangel's Beer Ballad
A drinking song dedicated to the first king of Wayrest Stormhaven:
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Kyne's Tears
An ode to Kyne's tears
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Lady Murcien's Folly
Anonymous Poem about a lady who thought she was a Dwarf
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Lamentations of the Lost
Anonymous Poem about a life cut short
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Lord Vivec's Questions
Vivec Questions by Lord Vivec
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Love's Eternal Flame
A poem surrounding the mage Anconath
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Matthild Built This Place
A poem dedicated to the life of Matthild
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Mead, Mead, Mead!
A drinking song about mead
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Netches! Netches! All Around!
Anonymous A poem about netches Auridon:
  • Various bookshelves


  • Various bookshelves


  • Various bookshelves



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Ode to Auridon
A tribute to Auridon
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Ode to Oinkers
Littrek Earth-Turner A tribute to pigs Bleakrock Isle:

The Rift:


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Ode to the Elden Tree
A poem dedicated to the Orrery of Elden Root
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Of Men and Mer
Hennabear A poem dedicated to the races of Tamriel
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On Apocrypha
A poem surrounding Hermaeus Mora's plane of Oblivion
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On the Beauty of Ogres
A poet's attempt to write an ode to Ogres
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On the Immortality of Dust
Weltan of Sentinel A Redguard Poem
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One Wilding Night
A poem surrounding the beast of Wilding Run
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Salamas's Epitaph
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Sky and Storm
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Song of Despair
Anonymous Song on the Daedric Princes
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Song of the Spirits
  • Ouze, on a barrel at the northern camp
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Stagger and Sway
A love song
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Tale of Two Moons
A Khajiit poem about changing moon phases and seasons
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The Amronal's Spell
Poem on the Amronal of Valenwood
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The Ballad of Navid the Singer
A ballad of a love-scorned sword-singer in the days of the Ra Gada
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The Ballad of Skald Skullsplitter
Skald Skullsplitter, His Mark Here: X A boastful drinking song
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The Battle of the Ale
A drinking song
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The Coldharbour Compact
A poem on Sotha Sil's mysterious First Era agreement with the Daedric Princes Cyrodiil:


  • <a href='//' class='eso_item_link eso_item_link_q4' itemid='130093' quality='4' >Coldharbour Compact</a> furnishing
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The Death Blow of Abernanit
Anonymous The death of Dagoth Thras
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The Deepest Cut
Poem on Rulanir the Blademaster
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The Fall of Queen Nurnhilde
Helgreir Lute-Voice, Bard of Windhelm An ode to a fallen queen
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The Father's Promise
A poem dedicated to Sithis and the Shadowscales
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The Great Siege of Orsinium
On the famous First Era conflict between Orcs and their neighbors in the Iliac Bay
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The Lusty Argonian Maid, A Song
A musical rendition of everyone's favorite story
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The Miner's Lament
Verse from a miner
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The Nereid's Dilemma
Anthil Morvir A poem on the single-gendered nature of the Nereids
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The Orc Song
An anti-Orc drinking song
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The Quiet Room
A riddle regarding a locked Safe Room
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The Rite of Boethiah's Gauntlet
Thendaramur Death-Blossom, Boethiah's Conduit of Sutch On the competitions of Boethiah's faithful
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The Sea It Rises
A Sea Chanty of the Long Coast
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The Summoner
Poem on Faindor the Prodigy
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The Whisperer's Song, Verse 1
Three-part song of the Whisperer
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The Whisperer's Song, Verse 2
Three-part song of the Whisperer
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The Whisperer's Song, Verse 3
Three-part song of the Whisperer
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Truths of the North
Song of the wise Nord
  • Royal Tombs, Fort Morvunskar
  • Inside southwestern tent at Fort Morvunskar, post quest
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Uela's Song
Uela the Ravener A song of hunting in a storm
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Verses of the Illuminated
Verse 5
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Wergital the Wolf-Boy
Edouard Longtemps Poem of the wolf boy of Glenumbra
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When I Will Come A-Courtin'
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Worm Saga
Mannimarco Rhyming autobiography of Mannimarco