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

  • (4/3/2017 4:10:00 AM)

    All that we see or seem
    Is but a dream within a dream.

    beautifully crafted poem...similar to Ecclesiastes, vanity on vanity...
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  • Paul Amrod (3/30/2017 6:33:00 PM)

    A brilliant play with words and a strange dimension of a dream within a dream which everyone can comprehend.
    The irony of the last verse is superb.
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  • Ayan Ali Dar (3/22/2017 3:58:00 PM)

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  • Nick Kler (3/3/2017 10:59:00 PM)

    What a paradox...Great! (Report) Reply

  • (2/27/2017 11:09:00 PM)

    I remember the young adult Lucy Pevensy quoting...a dream within a dream... when she and her siblings again found the lamppost in the film The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe. It gave me a start, and I wondered, was that an intentional reference made by the screenwriters? Or an artistic accident? Regardless, the phrase sticks in my mind, and I think of it often. I suppose Dumbledore has the answer to that profound question, Is all that we see or seem but a dream within a dream? When Harry Potter asks him of his after-death experience, Is this real? Or has this been happening inside my head? Dumbledore replies, Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real? ” (Report) Reply

  • (1/30/2017 1:38:00 PM)

    Edgar Allen Poe always leaves me speechless but I must admit that I am rather biased when it comes to my all time favorite poet Shakespeare because there is a place in this little heart of mine just for poetry . (Report) Reply

  • (1/19/2017 12:57:00 PM)

    Beautiful expression of value of time (Report) Reply

  • (1/6/2017 3:23:00 AM)

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

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  • 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

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