To --

Edgar Allan Poe 1809 (Boston) – 1849 (Baltimore)

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 enshrined,
  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 the truth that gold can never buy-
  Of the baubles that it may.

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Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe was an American author, poet, editor, and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. he was especially known for his amazing poem "Annabelle Lee". And we love the songs made out of his poetry. more…

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