Edgar Allan Poe
Hymn To Aristogeiton And Harmodius by Edgar Allan Poe

Hymn To Aristogeiton And Harmodius by Edgar Allan Poe

Wreathed in myrtle, my sword I'll concealLike those champions devoted and brave,When they plunged in the tyrant their steel,And to Athens deliverance gave. Beloved heroes! your ...

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A Dream Within A Dream by Edgar Allan Poe

A Dream Within A Dream by Edgar Allan Poe

Take this kiss upon the brow! And, in parting from you now, Thus much let me avow- You are not wrong, who deem That my days have been a dream; ...

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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, ...

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To F–S S. O–D by Edgar Allan Poe

To F–S S. O–D by Edgar Allan Poe

Thou wouldst be loved?- then let thy heart From its present pathway part not! Being everything which now thou art, Be nothing which thou art ...

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Alone by Edgar Allan Poe

Alone by Edgar Allan Poe

From childhood's hour I have not been As others were; I have not seen As others saw; I could not bring My passions from a common spring. From the same ...

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The City In The Sea by Edgar Allan Poe

The City In The Sea by Edgar Allan Poe

Lo! Death has reared himself a throne In a strange city lying alone Far down within the dim West, Where the good and the bad and the worst and the best Have ...

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Dreamland by Edgar Allan Poe

Dreamland by Edgar Allan Poe

By a route obscure and lonely, Haunted by ill angels only, Where an Eidolon, named NIGHT, On a black throne reigns upright, I have ...

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The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe

The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe

Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a ...

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Fairy-Land by Edgar Allan Poe

Fairy-Land by Edgar Allan Poe

Dim vales- and shadowy floods- And cloudy-looking woods, Whose forms we can't discover For the tears that drip all over! Huge moons there wax ...

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Spirits Of The Dead by Edgar Allan Poe

Spirits Of The Dead by Edgar Allan Poe

Thy soul shall find itself alone 'Mid dark thoughts of the grey tomb-stone; Not one, of all the crowd, to pry Into thine hour of secrecy. Be silent in that ...

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An Enigma by Edgar Allan Poe

An Enigma by Edgar Allan Poe

"Seldom we find," says Solomon Don Dunce, "Half an idea in the profoundest sonnet. Through all the flimsy things we see at once As easily as through a Naples ...

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Bridal Ballad by Edgar Allan Poe

Bridal Ballad by Edgar Allan Poe

The ring is on my hand, And the wreath is on my brow; Satin and jewels grand Are all at my command, And I am happy now. And my lord he loves me ...

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Eulalie by Edgar Allan Poe

Eulalie by Edgar Allan Poe

I dwelt alone In a world of moan, And my soul was a stagnant tide, Till the fair and gentle Eulalie became my blushing bride- Till the yellow-haired ...

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Eldorado by Edgar Allan Poe

Eldorado by Edgar Allan Poe

Gaily bedight, A gallant knight, In sunshine and in shadow, Had journeyed long, Singing a song, ...

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A Valentine by Edgar Allan Poe

A Valentine by Edgar Allan Poe

For her this rhyme is penned, whose luminous eyes, Brightly expressive as the twins of Leda, Shall find her own sweet name, that nestling lies Upon the page, enwrapped from ...

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A Dream by Edgar Allan Poe

A Dream by Edgar Allan Poe

In visions of the dark night I have dreamed of joy departed- But a waking dream of life and light Hath left me broken-hearted. Ah! what is not a dream by ...

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Dreams by Edgar Allan Poe

Dreams by Edgar Allan Poe

Oh! that my young life were a lasting dream! My spirit not awakening, till the beam Of an Eternity should bring the morrow. Yes! tho' that long dream were of hopeless ...

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The Valley Of Unrest by Edgar Allan Poe

The Valley Of Unrest by Edgar Allan Poe

Once it smiled a silent dell Where the people did not dwell; They had gone unto the wars, Trusting to the mild-eyed stars, Nightly, from their azure ...

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The Bells by Edgar Allan Poe

The Bells by Edgar Allan Poe

I Hear the sledges with the bells- Silver bells! What a world of merriment their melody foretells! How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle, ...

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Tamerlane by Edgar Allan Poe

Tamerlane by Edgar Allan Poe

Kind solace in a dying hour! Such, father, is not (now) my theme- I will not madly deem that power Of Earth may shrive me of the sin Unearthly pride ...

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Imitation by Edgar Allan Poe

Imitation by Edgar Allan Poe

A dark unfathomed tide Of interminable pride - A mystery, and a dream, Should my early life seem; I say that dream was fraught With a wild and waking thought Of beings that have ...

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The Happiest Day, The Happiest Hour by Edgar Allan Poe

The Happiest Day, The Happiest Hour by Edgar Allan Poe

The happiest day- the happiest hour My sear'd and blighted heart hath known, The highest hope of pride and power, I feel hath flown. Of power! said I? yes! ...

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Elizabeth by Edgar Allan Poe

Elizabeth by Edgar Allan Poe

Elizabeth, it surely is most fit In thy own book that first thy name be writ, Zeno and other sages notwithstanding; And I have other reasons for so doing Besides my innate ...

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Sonnet- Silence by Edgar Allan Poe

Sonnet- Silence by Edgar Allan Poe

There are some qualities- some incorporate things, That have a double life, which thus is made A type of that twin entity which springs From matter and light, ...

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To My Mother by Edgar Allan Poe

To My Mother by Edgar Allan Poe

Because I feel that, in the Heavens above, The angels, whispering to one another, Can find, among their burning terms of love, None so devotional as that of "Mother," ...

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Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe

Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe

It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea, That a maiden there lived whom you may know By the name of ANNABEL LEE; And this maiden she ...

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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 ...

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The Sleeper by Edgar Allan Poe

The Sleeper by Edgar Allan Poe

At midnight, in the month of June, I stand beneath the mystic moon. An opiate vapor, dewy, dim, Exhales from out her golden rim, And, softly dripping, drop by ...

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The Conqueror Worm by Edgar Allan Poe

The Conqueror Worm by Edgar Allan Poe

Lo! 'tis a gala night Within the lonesome latter years! An angel throng, bewinged, bedight In veils, and drowned in tears, Sit in a theatre, to see ...

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An Acrostic by Edgar Allan Poe

An Acrostic by Edgar Allan Poe

Elizabeth it is in vain you say 'Love not' — thou sayest it in so sweet a way: In vain those words from thee or L. E. L. Zantippe's talents had enforced so well: Ah! if that ...

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Lenore by Edgar Allan Poe

Lenore by Edgar Allan Poe

Ah, broken is the golden bowl! the spirit flown forever! Let the bell toll!- a saintly soul floats on the Stygian river; And, Guy de Vere, hast thou no tear?- weep now or ...

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The Lake by Edgar Allan Poe

The Lake by Edgar Allan Poe

In spring of youth it was my lot To haunt of the wide world a spot The which I could not love the less- So lovely was the loneliness Of a wild lake, with ...

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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" ...

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Al Aaraaf by Edgar Allan Poe

Al Aaraaf by Edgar Allan Poe

PART I O! nothing earthly save the ray (Thrown back from flowers) of Beauty's eye, As in those gardens where the day Springs from the gems of Circassy- O! ...

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To Helen by Edgar Allan Poe

To Helen by Edgar Allan Poe

Helen, thy beauty is to me Like those Nicean barks of yore, That gently, o'er a perfumed sea, The weary, wayworn wanderer bore To his own native ...

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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 ...

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A Paean by Edgar Allan Poe

A Paean by Edgar Allan Poe

How shall the burial rite be read? The solemn song be sung? The requiem for the loveliest dead,That ever died so young? II.Her friends are gazing on her,And on her gaudy bier,And ...

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Song by Edgar Allan Poe

Song by Edgar Allan Poe

I saw thee on thy bridal day- When a burning blush came o'er thee, Though happiness around thee lay, The world all love before thee: And in thine eye a kindling ...

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To — by Edgar Allan Poe

To — by Edgar Allan Poe

The bowers whereat, in dreams, I see The wantonest singing birds, Are lips- and all thy melody Of lip-begotten words- Thine eyes, in Heaven of heart ...

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To — — –. Ulalume: A Ballad by Edgar Allan Poe

To — — –. Ulalume: A Ballad by Edgar Allan Poe

The skies they were ashen and sober; The leaves they were crisped and sere- The leaves they were withering and sere; It was night in the lonesome October ...

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In Youth I Have Known One by Edgar Allan Poe

In Youth I Have Known One by Edgar Allan Poe

How often we forget all time, when lone Admiring Nature's universal throne; Her woods - her winds - her mountains - the intense Reply of Hers to Our intelligence! I. In youth I ...

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To Helen – 1848 by Edgar Allan Poe

To Helen – 1848 by Edgar Allan Poe

I saw thee once- once only- years ago: I must not say how many- but not many. It was a July midnight; and from out A full-orbed moon, that, like thine own soul, soaring, Sought a ...

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Stanzas by Edgar Allan Poe

Stanzas by Edgar Allan Poe

How often we forget all time, when lone Admiring Nature's universal throne; Her woods- her wilds- her mountains- the intense Reply of HERS to OUR intelligence! ...

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Epigram For Wall Street by Edgar Allan Poe

Epigram For Wall Street by Edgar Allan Poe

I'll tell you a plan for gaining wealth,Better than banking, trade or leases — Take a bank note and fold it up, And then you will find your money in creases! This wonderful plan, ...

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The Forest Reverie by Edgar Allan Poe

The Forest Reverie by Edgar Allan Poe

'Tis said that when The hands of men Tamed this primeval wood, And hoary trees with groans of woe, Like warriors by an unknown foe, Were in their strength subdued, The virgin ...

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To One Departed by Edgar Allan Poe

To One Departed by Edgar Allan Poe

Seraph! thy memory is to meLike some enchanted far-off isleIn some tumultuous sea -Some ocean vexed as it may beWith storms; but where, meanwhile,Serenest skies continuallyJust ...

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Enigma by Edgar Allan Poe

Enigma by Edgar Allan Poe

The noblest name in Allegory's page, The hand that traced inexorable rage; A pleasing moralist whose page refined, Displays the deepest knowledge of the mind; A tender poet of a ...

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In The Greenest Of Our Valleys by Edgar Allan Poe

In The Greenest Of Our Valleys by Edgar Allan Poe

I. In the greenest of our valleys, By good angels tenanted, Once fair and stately palace -- Radiant palace --reared its head. ...

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Hymn by Edgar Allan Poe

Hymn by Edgar Allan Poe

At morn- at noon- at twilight dim- Maria! thou hast heard my hymn! In joy and woe- in good and ill- Mother of God, be with me still! When the hours flew ...

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Sancta Maria by Edgar Allan Poe

Sancta Maria by Edgar Allan Poe

Sancta Maria! turn thine eyes -Upon the sinner's sacrifice,Of fervent prayer and humble love,From thy holy throne above. At morn - at noon - at twilight dim -Maria! thou hast ...

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