Thread: Poetry: Favorite Poem/Poet
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Old 08-02-2011, 02:37 PM   #51 (permalink)
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Canada
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I love Edgar Allan Poe, here's a stanza from my favourite poem by him called "city in the sea"
"There open fanes and gaping graves
Yawn level with the luminous waves;
But not the riches there that lie
In each idol's diamond eye
Not the gaily-jeweled dead
Tempt the waters from their bed;
For no ripples curl, alas!
Along that wilderness of glass
No swellings tell that winds may be
Upon some far-off happier sea
No heavings hint that winds have been
On seas less hideously serene."
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