Edgar Allan Poe

(19 January 1809 - 7 October 1849 / Boston)

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

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  • 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 - 45 Points 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

  • Rookie - 0 Points Craig Parmisan (2/17/2013 12:03:00 AM)

    I like this, I remember this, I relate to this, I've lived this.The love he speaks of is total Awesomeness (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Gagan Singh (2/16/2013 9:25:00 PM)

    Jolly good....I feel like I just read the most imp poem about eternal, undying love! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Danahi Hernandez (1/30/2013 7:06:00 PM)

    awwww one of my favorite poem from is marbles poetry since 7th grade i knew this poem i love this poem so much one of kind[3 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Barry Blander (1/7/2013 2:17:00 AM)

    Poe reveals that love is eternal, through life and death. This poem is very sad, one feel's Poe's harrowing pain. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Amanda Blakely (12/3/2012 6:13:00 PM)

    Breaks my heart. If I could cataorize this poem into comedy or tradegy i would put it into tragdey (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Savannah Jones (11/27/2012 8:45:00 PM)

    I was reading over this one and a copy from a book and they are a little different. I am glad i checked it was different from my source and would have been interresting (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Shiela Marie Anunciacion (11/17/2012 4:50:00 AM)

    I have performed this work as a declamation when I was in high school, I won the championship. Thank you Sir Edgar Allan Poe.

    As I play the main character in the poem... I felt his love and sorrow for his beloved Annabel Lee. I felt how much the separation costs both Annabel and the guy. How much the guy will sacrifice just to get where Annabel is. He will slay demons and such creatures, even sail the turbulent sea just to reach her. However, in the end, is still a tragedy for he lost his beloved to fate. I felt his broken soul trying as it might to deny what happened, but has nothing left for everything starts and ends with his love. (Report) Reply

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