Edgar Allan Poe

(19 January 1809 - 7 October 1849 / Boston)

A Dream Within A Dream - Poem by Edgar Allan Poe

Take this kiss upon the brow!
And, in parting from you now,
Thus much let me avow-
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Topic(s) of this poem: dream


Comments about A Dream Within A Dream by Edgar Allan Poe

  • (1/6/2017 3:23:00 AM)

    thoughtful poem
    What a good thoughtful poem! Very good to read. (Report) Reply

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  • Baharak Barzin (12/26/2016 10:02:00 AM)


    I ALWAYS ADORE HIS PASSION (Report) Reply

  • Tom Allport (12/23/2016 10:04:00 AM)

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    a good question no one can truly be sure? (Report) Reply

  • P. Mason (12/12/2016 1:37:00 PM)

    Love lost?
    An intriguing and curious piece. I get the sense he's taking about a lost love. I'm wondering if that is why he lived alone in the woods? That's why I'm in the woods...😁 (Report) Reply

  • (11/28/2016 4:16:00 PM)


    I love this poem. Poe had a beautiful mind full of torment and darkness yet so exquisite (Report) Reply

  • (11/25/2016 11:17:00 PM)


    ⊙ω⊙ (Report) Reply

  • (11/25/2016 11:16:00 PM)


    i love it (Report) Reply

  • (11/25/2016 11:14:00 PM)


    As a Chinese girl, I love this poem very much.(≧▽≦) can someone give me some deeper idea about several stanzas in this poem? i wanna use it to do my homework(゚Д゚)ノ thank u very very much (Report) Reply

  • Cristina Alejandra Estrella (11/11/2016 2:51:00 PM)

    reality or fantasy? ? ?
    An invitation to enjoy the moment that life gives us...watching the important things in life slip away (Report) Reply

  • (11/2/2016 4:48:00 AM)


    very captivating reading this poem (Report) Reply

  • Indira Renganathan (10/27/2016 4:37:00 AM)

    A Dream Within A Dream
    Indeed life is but a dream though we dream of so many desires and wishes to get fulfilled-10 (Report) Reply

  • Susan Williams (9/26/2016 3:53:00 PM)


    Poe is the master poet- -he revels in words and their textures and their sounds and their rhythm and how they rhyme and the beauty of repetition and the depths emotions can reach (Report) Reply

  • (9/23/2016 12:07:00 AM)


    Sometimes I catch myself in that situation...feeling hopeless (Report) Reply

  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (9/11/2016 3:54:00 AM)


    Is all that we see or seem
    But a dream within a dream?
    Life is indeed a dream within a dream.
    Thanks great poet.
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  • Viona Sadeghi (9/9/2016 12:02:00 AM)


    outstanding and impressive. graet poem (Report) Reply

  • (8/9/2016 3:30:00 AM)


    I have seen the days leave me as fast as they came, my heart has left me in shame. A love that I wanted to see, The love would not be. How can I save myself from this tormented heart? My body has fallen apart. I lie in bed, wishing I could sleep forever. My heart feels dead. Let me dream. Let me dream. This world is not what it seems. I am trapped with in the nightmares and dreams. Free me now from this life of horror. There is within my mind, The days of old, I wish I could rewind. This life we see, Is only an endless dream. I have seen the days leave me as fast as they came. I can not awaken from this endless dream. This world is not what it seems. (Report) Reply

  • Rgarwal Rahul (7/26/2016 9:30:00 PM)


    well expression.....it is too hard to cat ch a thing we hanker or Intend........though we have to be positive....a good o ne. (Report) Reply

  • Golden Nkemdirim (7/26/2016 4:45:00 AM)


    outstanding and deep (Report) Reply

  • Josey Alfred (7/18/2016 12:07:00 AM)


    As life goes on we miss so many things from our reach, like the golden sand through the fingers. (Report) Reply

  • Cris Ben (7/15/2016 10:42:00 AM)


    i think edgar allan poe, as an intelligent person he was, knew that everything in life, tangible or not, is not here to stay. it is destiny and things happen higher reasons of a supreme being. however, once you lose the ones so precious to you, you begin to doubt and question your faith and all the things you believe in. (Report) Reply



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