Treasure Island

Edgar Allan Poe

(19 January 1809 - 7 October 1849 / Boston)

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An Enigma


"Seldom we find," says Solomon Don Dunce,
"Half an idea in the profoundest sonnet.
Through all the flimsy things we see at once
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  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (10/26/2008 12:15:00 AM)

    Poe was a Master of cryptic-code.....undelying messages, tale-telling, a many poetic heart....Acrostical diagramming names, places, incuding his own home address, in Boston, Mass, is one of many facets that define E.A. Poe, as arguably the most talented literary mind, of anytime.

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  • Michelle Ong (5/22/2008 5:12:00 AM)

    SOS! Will someone please paraphrase simply what this poem is all about? I really love poetry for its loftiness but it is hard to fully understand most poems, especially famous ones. (Report) Reply

  • Akara K. (8/27/2006 5:56:00 PM)

    Celine, if you hate reading poems, then why are you even a member of this site? No offense. :)
    That's really interesting, how he spelled the name out... (Report) Reply

  • Bill Mckenney (12/13/2004 10:34:00 PM)

    Take the first letter of the first line=S
    Second letter, second line=A
    Third letter, third line=R
    And so on, and it spells the name Sara Hanna Lewis (Report) Reply

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