The Works of Edgar Allan Poe

by Edgar Allan Poe

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Additional Information
  • Year Published: 1903
  • Language: English
  • Country of Origin: United States of America
  • Source: Poe, E.A. (1903). The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, The Raven Edition, Volume 5. New York: P. F. Collier and Son.
  • Readability:
    • Flesch–Kincaid Level: 1.0
  • Word Count: 192
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Keywords: adoration
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     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 enshrin'd
         Then desolately fall,
     O! God! on my funereal mind
         Like starlight on a pall—


     Thy heart—thy heart!—I wake and sigh,
         And sleep to dream till day
     Of truth that gold can never buy—
         Of the trifles that it may.