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Edgar Allan Poe

(19 January 1809 - 7 October 1849 / Boston)

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Annabel Lee


It was many and many a year ago,
In a kingdom by the sea,
That a maiden there lived whom you may know
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  • Rookie - 117 Points John Zwerenz (11/16/2013 4:04:00 AM)

    Edgar Allan Poe was a master poet, of both darkness and romance. This great poem refers to the loss of his young wife. Poe spent nights upon her grave, in the cold and in the rain, sobbing. His love for other people was fantastic and was matched only by his extremities in suffering. He truly lived and bled as a poet. He is buried in Baltimore, Maryland. Every year an unknown person lays a bouquet of roses and a bottle of wine upon his grave.
    ~ John Lars Zwerenz (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Mathias Pickleberry (11/8/2013 11:33:00 AM)

    Dear David Vonner,
    You discussed how this poem is about love. But really this poem is about necrophelia you pervert. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Bob ice (10/19/2013 9:31:00 PM)

    Read this poem. (I'm assuming that you have already done that.)
    Look at the last two lines. (Now ask yourself what was the point of the last line?)
    Poe most likely included that line to emphasize the word 'in.'
    Think about what this specific preposition means in context
    It means that the narrator is INSIDE of her tomb
    Not beside her tomb, but INSIDE of her tomb
    What does this mean?
    It means that instead of being this bittersweet poem of love, our narrator is actually a necrophiliac.
    Reread the poem with this in mind.
    See what I mean? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Hako Daga (9/3/2013 11:20:00 AM)

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  • Rookie John Kim (7/25/2013 9:46:00 PM)

    This poem is great poem. When I was high school student, first time I heard this poem through radio.
    The sound and meaning are very fantastic. I wanted like this love but it was impossible in the world.
    Does anyone love so deeply, and with such despiration, nowadays.Love is deep, and true, and real, and though others CAN be loved afterwards, everlasting. Edgar Allen Poe, a writer plagued by sorrows, and my 1nd favorite poet. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie John Kim (7/25/2013 9:46:00 PM)

    This poem is great poem. When I was high school student, first time I heard this poem through radio.
    The sound and meaning are very fantastic. I wanted like this love but it was impossible in the world.
    Does anyone love so deeply, and with such despiration, nowadays.Love is deep, and true, and real, and though others CAN be loved afterwards, everlasting. Edgar Allen Poe, a writer plagued by sorrows, and my 1nd favorite poet. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie John Kim (7/25/2013 9:45:00 PM)

    This poem is great poem. When I was high school student, first time I heard this poem through radio.
    The sound and meaning are very fantastic. I wanted like this love but it was impossible in the world.
    Does anyone love so deeply, and with such despiration, nowadays.Love is deep, and true, and real, and though others CAN be loved afterwards, everlasting. Edgar Allen Poe, a writer plagued by sorrows, and my 1nd favorite poet. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Xuma Sadi (7/1/2013 5:26:00 PM)

    as Willie explained I'm in shock that a mother able to get paid $8001 in one month on the internet. did you read this link zee44.com (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 8 Points Sj Holland (6/23/2013 12:05:00 PM)

    So sad and poignant, but in a way, uplifting. Love is deep, and true, and real, and though others CAN be loved afterwards, everlasting. Edgar Allen Poe, a writer plagued by sorrows, and my 2nd favorite poet. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Maire Cowley (6/21/2013 11:03:00 AM)

    Heart rending. The love of times past. Question: Does anyone love so deeply, so constantly, and with such desparation, nowadays. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Eliza Burgess (6/20/2013 2:53:00 PM)

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  • Rookie Karen Gonzalez-videla (6/14/2013 2:15:00 PM)

    This poem is so magnificent and sad. I wish he was still alive. I totally love the part that reads:

    but our love it was stronger than the love
    of those who were older than we-
    of many far wiser than we-
    And neither the angels in heaven above
    nor the demons down under the sea,
    can ever dissever my soul from the soul
    of the beautiful Annabel Lee. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Hilary Hawkins (4/27/2013 7:53:00 AM)

    Yes very beautiful and so very sad, not what you expect from Edgar Allan Poe, A favorite of mine also.... (Report) Reply

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