Edgar Allan Poe

(19 January 1809 - 7 October 1849 / Boston)

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
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Comments about Alone by Edgar Allan Poe

  • Dale Bronson (10/24/2015 3:52:00 AM)

    This poem, give me a minute to scratch my head, and wonder what in the world, are they analyzing poe for, isn't it just what words describe, of course the intent of his thought, or his heart, I merely a man myself, can not see, no i don't know what Edgar meant to say, but I do know what his words expressed, he was very lonely, and to Edgar, loneliness, was as evil, as believing heaven would put a demon where an angel once stood, yep that's just my opinion of course. (Report) Reply

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  • (10/15/2015 9:03:00 AM)

    Very clever word.play and fits together like a beautiful jigsaw (Report) Reply

  • Advija Hrustic (10/9/2015 1:26:00 AM)

    This is beautiful.Comes from the heart and made me cry. (Report) Reply

  • (10/7/2015 12:15:00 PM)

    The words are just mesmerising! (Report) Reply

  • (10/3/2015 7:43:00 AM)

    Awsome (Report) Reply

  • (10/3/2015 7:42:00 AM)

    Magnificient..heart touching words...love it (Report) Reply

  • Akanhsa Nahar (9/28/2015 4:00:00 AM)

    A composition, which makes me remember my child hood... (Report) Reply

  • Briony Nicholls (9/2/2015 9:25:00 AM)

    So very Gothic and so very Edgar Allan Poe. Although not a poem I am drawn to, he describes his childhood traumas and anguish in a very powerful way that builds recognition and empathy in the reader. (Report) Reply

  • Charity Nduhiu (8/19/2015 1:38:00 AM)

    You have really fixed your words well. I like (Report) Reply

  • (8/12/2015 6:51:00 PM)

    No demon was ever in my view, nor did I remain with 'that aloneness feeling for more than a season of my life. I did identify with this poem 'to a point', but by the grace of God, I overcame whatever silenced and rendered me lonely for the first several years of my life. I am no longer lonely and have an energetic and happy life. (Report) Reply

  • (8/10/2015 5:05:00 PM)

    ...hauntingly beautiful ★ (Report) Reply

  • 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

  • Joseph Dela Sulh (losembe) (6/30/2015 10:42:00 AM)

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

  • Melvina Germain (6/27/2015 6:17:00 AM)

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

  • (6/23/2015 6:26:00 AM)

    thats the man there. EDGAR ALLAN POE. (Report) Reply

  • (6/3/2015 3:43:00 PM)

    One of my personal favourites. Certainly says so much regarding his character, a glimpse into the mystery that is Edgar Allan Poe. (Report) Reply

  • Ekta Sharma (6/2/2015 9:09:00 PM)

    Loved it really....... (Report) Reply

  • Michael Gale (5/15/2015 11:40:00 PM)

    An excellent write! :) (Report) Reply

  • Naida Nepascua Supnet (5/14/2015 4:17:00 AM)

    Edgar Allan Poe, even as a child- is totally different from he rest
    That is why he is loved
    and admired
    And I do.
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  • (5/12/2015 7:58:00 AM)

    amazing (Report) Reply

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