Edgar Allan Poe

(19 January 1809 - 7 October 1849 / Boston)

A Dream Within A Dream - Poem by Edgar Allan Poe

Take this kiss upon the brow!
And, in parting from you now,
Thus much let me avow-
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Comments about A Dream Within A Dream by Edgar Allan Poe

  • Rookie - 0 Points Charity Duplechan (12/25/2012 1:35:00 PM)

    Wow Kevin Murphey that was a good one! Do you write poems? (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Younggin Wang (12/9/2012 1:15:00 AM)

    allan poe is always blue and beatiful (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ibrahim Loul (11/24/2012 4:02:00 AM)

    While I weep while i weep! . Amazing! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Shiela Marie Anunciacion (11/17/2012 4:40:00 AM)

    One of my favorite author. I always use his works for declamations and such!

    What I saw in this poem is how hurt the guy to be parted from the one he loved. His sorrow that whatever they have has now come to an end, and even if he tries to catch and keep even the smallest fragment of memory about their time together... it's as if it slowly is fading and reality is invading... that maybe, whatever they have are just but lies... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Pragyan Rout (11/16/2012 9:27:00 AM)

    this man was a genius! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jessee Bennett (11/8/2012 11:37:00 AM)

    Edger allan Poe is my faverit poet. I can feel his pain when i read his poems. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 13,750 Points Rajnish Manga (10/20/2012 12:06:00 PM)

    EAP is a great poet who has so deftly describes the helplessness of an ordinary mortal by showing the sands slipping out of his hands. Landscape and portrait drawn through very potent words are lively and breathing. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Thoughts Of A Poet (10/19/2012 1:51:00 PM)

    when i read that poem i saw his pain, as he wrote out those words, i felt the agony of every-thing that he ever felt in his life coming out of this poem, and the sorrow that he had in his soul you can feel it as he wrote this poem out of hate and lust for the life that he lived out each-and every-day of his life that he lived, (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sarojini Pattayat (10/7/2012 9:33:00 PM)

    It expands imagination. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Otteri Selvakumar (9/29/2012 2:08:00 PM)

    dreams not god

    god is dreams

    o...my dreams wear you are...?

    lovely dream poem (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 261 Points John S (9/22/2012 4:34:00 PM)

    To me the poem represents the transitory, ephemeral nature of time and our existence. When we meet a lover it's is like we pick up a handful of sand and as the years go by the sand slowly creeps through our fingers. No matter how hard or how desperately you try, you cannot stop the cascading sand, until you and your lover split and the last grain of sand has fallen. Then all you have left is a memory. And when you and your ex-lover pass on that memory is lost in time: like a dream within a dream. The second half seems to be about our own mortality and the nature of our existence. Once the last grain of sand has fallen into the pitiless wave, you're gone forever.200 years into the future no one will remember you. Your life, your hopes and dreams, your accomplishments and triumphs, will be lost in time like a dream within a dream. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sam Francis (9/19/2012 6:18:00 PM)

    Yuo are da shittest cunt (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 251 Points Natasa To (9/13/2012 7:19:00 AM)

    Poem is great. I Love it. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 19,480 Points Sandra Feldman (8/11/2012 4:57:00 AM)

    Poe's ecstatic poetry,
    Will live always within me. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Nelsia Loraine-smith (8/8/2012 8:08:00 PM)

    this is sooooooooooooooo beautiful.....treasure your dreams regardless for a man is dead when his dreams die! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie November Rain (8/8/2012 2:14:00 AM)

    an amazing poem, i [3 it (Report) Reply

  • Rookie S... Che (8/4/2012 11:29:00 PM)

    A beautiful poem..... rate 10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 39 Points Malini Kadir (7/30/2012 6:19:00 AM)

    This poem always touches me....profound! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 15 Points Naseeru Taneemu Annuree (7/26/2012 7:35:00 AM)

    Love it! ! It is amazing the poet's constantly in unintentional love with the negative part of life. I shall re-read rhe poem now! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Kat Kat (7/22/2012 4:39:00 AM)

    Life is  vague,  like a mist..our existence is fleeting. Whether brief or longlived, nevertheless, it remains to be just a few grains of the golden sand, everyday slipping through our grasp..before we know it..it is almost/ or is over..and all our pertinent and pressing important achivements, hopes and dreams and aspirations (whether you are a great person, politician, a movie star or a nobody) during our lifetime is now nothing more than a memory, a myth or legend, like a dream with a dream, soon it is pffft finito, gone done, forgotten. (Report) Reply










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