Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Resignedly beneath the sky
The melancholy waters lie.
So blend the turrets and shadows there
That all seem pendulous in air,
While from a proud tower in the town
Death looks gigantically down.
Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), U.S. poet. The City in the Sea (l. 24-29). . .
Complete Poems and Selected Essays [Edgar Allan Poe]. Richard Gray, ed. (1993) Everyman.