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Alone - Poem by Edgar Allan Poe

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.


Comments about Alone by Edgar Allan Poe

  • Veteran Poet - 1,353 Points Nel Omofolarin (7/19/2015 4:52:00 PM)

    Truly touching & empathic shot from Poe....guess this speaks in large volumes of a personal struggle where odds outweighed the positives at some stages of the poets life's encounter.great work from one of my all time great poets here (Report) Reply

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,213 Points Joseph Dela Sulh (losembe) (6/30/2015 10:42:00 AM)

    Oh sadness. I nearly shed tears from my eyes (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,517 Points Melvina Germain (6/27/2015 6:17:00 AM)

    This is absolutely spectacular...I love Alan Poe..... (Report) Reply

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Poems About Depression

  1. 1. Alone , Edgar Allan Poe
  2. 2. Richard Cory , Edwin Arlington Robinson
  3. 3. A Dream Within A Dream , Edgar Allan Poe
  4. 4. Again And Again And Again , Anne Sexton
  5. 5. Annabel Lee , Edgar Allan Poe
  6. 6. The Saddest Poem , Pablo Neruda
  7. 7. Under Her Dark Veil , Anna Akhmatova
  8. 8. The Raven , Edgar Allan Poe
  9. 9. The Man He Killed , Thomas Hardy
  10. 10. A Hero , Robert William Service
  11. 11. Darling Daughter Of Babylon , Vachel Lindsay
  12. 12. The Bells , Edgar Allan Poe
  13. 13. The Sick Rose , William Blake
  14. 14. To A Young Girl , William Butler Yeats
  15. 15. An Electric Sign Goes Dark , Carl Sandburg
  16. 16. Ebb , Edna St. Vincent Millay
  17. 17. Bereavement , Percy Bysshe Shelley
  18. 18. A Blue Valentine , Joyce Kilmer
  19. 19. Senlin: His Dark Origins , Conrad Potter Aiken
  20. 20. The Kiss , Sara Teasdale
  21. 21. The House Of Dust: Part 01: 06: Over The.. , Conrad Potter Aiken
  22. 22. Death Is A Fisherman , Benjamin Franklin
  23. 23. The House Of Dust: Part 02: 01: The Roun.. , Conrad Potter Aiken
  24. 24. Miss Rosie , Lucille Clifton
  25. 25. Notes From The Other Side , Jane Kenyon
  26. 26. Mermaid Song , Kim Addonizio
  27. 27. Just Get Over It , Udiah (witness to Yah)
  28. 28. 'Depression Makes Me.......' , Annie Juliet
  29. 29. The Ultimate Denial , acd bcd
  30. 30. Depression Is A World , Ferret Girl
  31. 31. Depression , Lauren White
  32. 32. Depression Isn'T Obvious Suicide Is , Amy Louise Kerswell
  33. 33. Depression Is When , Tashi Coote
  34. 34. Depression..... , Bianca Martinez
  35. 35. Rubaiyat 12 , Shams al-Din Hafiz Shirazi
  36. 36. This Depression , Shayli Harris
  37. 37. A State Of Depression , Sylvia Chidi
  38. 38. Depression , (De Va)
  39. 39. Take Me Home , Udiah (witness to Yah)
  40. 40. Please Tell Me How , Scarlet .....
  41. 41. When Depression Owns The Heart......... , DARREL KINCAID
  42. 42. Deepest Depression (Revised) , krissi b'williams
  43. 43. Depression , jess jayne
  44. 44. Depression , Claire Page
  45. 45. Choice? , Udiah (witness to Yah)
  46. 46. The Depression Of The 1930's , Margaret Rodkey
  47. 47. Depression , Carla Pizano
  48. 48. Depression , Ali Chapman
  49. 49. Me , Debra Bunt
  50. 50. The United States, Banks, The Federal Re.. , Lonnie Hicks
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