The Raven

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 tapping,
As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door.

by Edgar Allan Poe Click to read full poem

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Regarding " The Raven, " credited by historians to Edgar Allan Poe, I have a great deal of evidence that the real author was Mathew Franklin Whittier, younger brother of poet John Greenleaf Whittier.
when your doing homework and forgot everything about the poem...so you had to look it up...
Edgar Allan Poe - so unique. I have memorized the second verse of this poem. Don't know why only the second verse, but so what. Hard to find poetry nowadays that can compare; that is, if you can find any decent poetry at all.
Great poem read it several times over the years
What a great rhythmical flow powerful poem.
Needs more abusive lanugauge
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no joke this dude quirky asf
edgar allen poe is kinda quirky doe
tv as on the movie why are you doing this to me to whom
Amazing poem by edgar allan poe
Quoth the raven, nevermore
Un beau poème est comme une belle femme. Le Paradis ou l'Enfer.
poe links us through our faith and our primal fears that there is no evermore at the same time
Brilliant! Pure perfection.
Nothing quite like it! The Raven is a spectacular lyrical work, which is the very definition of genius in poetry. It has always been my absolute favorite, topping even Plath's Lady Lazarus! Gret write.
Greatest work of all time. And, I adore so many others but there is nothing quite like The Raven.
This poem has long been one of my favourites and each time i read it or hear it read, it transfixes me.
What is the anonatopoeia
What is the assonance of this poems