poet Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe

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Alone

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 source I have not taken
My sorrow; I could not awaken
My heart to joy at the same tone;
And all I loved, I loved alone.
Then- in my childhood, in the dawn
Of a most stormy life- was drawn
From every depth of good and ill
The mystery which binds me still:
From the torrent, or the fountain,
From the red cliff of the mountain,
From the sun that round me rolled
In its autumn tint of gold,
From the lightning in the sky
As it passed me flying by,
From the thunder and the storm,
And the cloud that took the form
(When the rest of Heaven was blue)
Of a demon in my view.

Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 31, 2002

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  • Tamara Beryl LathamTamara Beryl Latham (4/17/2020 2:57:00 PM)

    Brilliantly penned. The images are well-received through a poetic rhyme scheme. A great poet whose writings will live eternally. A truly enjoyable read. : -)

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  • Sanket JainSanket Jain (12/28/2019 8:53:00 PM)

    This is an inspiring poem for me. I always feel motivated to read it. I started loving myself a lot after reading this poem.

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  • Kesav EaswaranKesav Easwaran (12/25/2019 9:26:00 PM)

    We love ourselves the most, from childhood to the last spot. Truth bearing poem

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  • Sanjibsaha AniketaSanjibsaha Aniketa (12/13/2019 6:18:00 AM)

    'All I loved, I loved alone'.- true.

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  • Mahtab BangaleeMahtab Bangalee (11/5/2019 3:32:00 AM)

    From the same source I have not taken
    My sorrow; I could not awaken
    My heart to joy at the same tone;
    And all I loved, I loved alone....///

    alone
    alone
    all, all alone
    in melancholic tone
    on past the present is born! ! !

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  • Tamara Beryl LathamTamara Beryl Latham (10/9/2019 3:06:00 PM)

    What an excellent poem by a great poet. There are few poets I remember from school, but Edgar Allan Poe is definitely one. : -)

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