Evening Star By Edgar Allan Poe

Evening Star By Edgar Allan Poe ’Twas noontide of summer, And mid-time of night; And stars, in their orbits, Shone pale, thro’ the light Of the brighter, cold moon, ’Mid planets her slaves, Herself in the Heavens, Her beam on the waves. I gaz’d awhile On her cold smile; Too cold — too cold for […]

For Annie By Edgar Allan Poe

For Annie By Edgar Allan Poe Thank Heaven! the crisis— The danger is past, And the lingering illness Is over at last— And the fever called “Living” Is conquered at last. Sadly, I know I am shorn of my strength, And no muscle I move As I lie at full length— But no matter!—I feel […]

Romance By Edgar Allan Poe

Romance By Edgar Allan Poe Romance, who loves to nod and sing, With drowsy head and folded wing, Among the green leaves as they shake Far down within some shadowy lake, To me a painted paroquet Hath been- a most familiar bird- Taught me my alphabet to say- To lisp my very earliest word While […]

The Lake —— To —— By Edgar Allan Poe

The Lake —— To —— By Edgar Allan Poe In spring of youth it was my lot To haunt of the wide earth a spot The which I could not love the less— So lovely was the loneliness Of a wild lake, with black rock bound, And the tall pines that tower’d around. But when […]

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The Haunted Palace By Edgar Allan Poe

The Haunted Palace By Edgar Allan Poe In the greenest of our valleys By good angels tenanted, Once a fair and stately palace— Radiant palace—reared its head. In the monarch Thought’s dominion, It stood there! Never seraph spread a pinion Over fabric half so fair! Banners yellow, glorious, golden, On its roof did float and […]

Sonnet – To Science By Edgar Allan Poe

Sonnet – To Science By Edgar Allan Poe Science! true daughter of Old Time thou art! Who alterest all things with thy peering eyes. Why preyest thou thus upon the poet’s heart, Vulture, whose wings are dull realities? How should he love thee? or how deem thee wise, Who wouldst not leave him in his […]

To The River By Edgar Allan Poe

To The River By Edgar Allan Poe Fair river! in thy bright, clear flow Of crystal, wandering water, Thou art an emblem of the glow Of beauty—the unhidden heart— The playful maziness of art In old Alberto’s daughter; But when within thy wave she looks— Which glistens then, and trembles— Why, then, the prettiest of […]

The Village Street By Edgar Allan Poe 

The Village Street By Edgar Allan Poe In these rapid, restless shadows, Once I walked at eventide, When a gentle, silent maiden, Walked in beauty at my side She alone there walked beside me All in beauty, like a bride. Pallidly the moon was shining On the dewy meadows nigh; On the silvery, silent rivers, […]

Evening Star By Edgar Allan Poe

Evening Star By Edgar Allan Poe ‘Twas noontide of summer,               And mid-time of night;             And stars, in their orbits,               Shone pale, thro’ the light             Of the brighter, cold moon,          […]

Alone By Edgar Allan Poe

Alone By Edgar Allan Poe From childhood’s hour I have not beenAs others were—I have not seenAs others saw—I could not bringMy passions from a common spring—From the same source I have not takenMy sorrow—I could not awakenMy heart to joy at the same tone—And all I lov’d—I lov’d alone—Then—in my childhood—in the dawnOf a most […]