Edgar Allan Poe

(19 January 1809 - 7 October 1849 / Boston)

Annabel Lee - Poem by Edgar Allan Poe

It was many and many a year ago,
In a kingdom by the sea,
That a maiden there lived whom you may know
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Comments about Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe

  • (5/11/2017 10:59:00 AM)

    sick dude you're all ignorant uncultured swines (Report) Reply

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  • (4/30/2017 10:30:00 AM)

    I will never forget this poem. I was in high school when I first read this poem. We were tasked to analyze it. Though I could not really fully understand the meaning, the words were imprinted in my mind. It was beautiful then. It is still beautiful now. (Report) Reply

  • Oratile Diratsagae (4/14/2017 11:48:00 PM)

    this is so good. peace (Report) Reply

    Joe Smoth (5/11/2017 11:00:00 AM)

    I respectfully disagree with your ignorant comment, idiot.

  • (4/7/2017 10:37:00 AM)

    A tale of simple true LOVE by which Anna and Lee bound together forever so that nothing can se parate their Souls. (Report) Reply

    Joe Smoth (5/11/2017 11:11:00 AM)

    poopully? what is your name? ? ? what are you? ? your comment is shorter than your name. Did you even go to highschool? I was a Harvard Grad and know plenty about knowledge. you clearly don't have any. get off this page.

  • Oratile Diratsagae (4/6/2017 6:11:00 AM)

    wow i like what i heard and id say it is best. i am smiling (Report) Reply

  • (3/29/2017 10:00:00 AM)

    Poems make me want to commit suicide. I am now gay because of poetry killllll meeee (Report) Reply

  • (3/12/2017 1:09:00 PM)

    This is one of the classics that seems to be derived from so many alternate things, that fit so perfectly together, like a puzzle, that truly almost every different viewer could extract a different meaning. Yet each meaning still as right as the last, and filled with the same personal experiences. (Report) Reply

  • Nick Kler (3/3/2017 10:58:00 PM)

    Would I find my very own Annabel Lee? How I wish....... (Report) Reply

    Joe Smoth (5/11/2017 11:05:00 AM)

    YAH NO^

  • (2/17/2017 4:23:00 PM)

    This poem is my favorite! (Report) Reply

  • (1/28/2017 2:40:00 PM)

    This poem is so beautiful. (Report) Reply

  • (1/28/2017 10:01:00 AM)

    i love this poem. (Report) Reply

  • Jayatissa K. Liyanage (1/19/2017 7:40:00 PM)

    Very touching story, sensationally penned. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

    Joe Smoth (5/11/2017 11:02:00 AM)

    cry you emotional train wreck

  • Susan Williams (1/19/2017 3:40:00 PM)

    Why oh why doesn't this poem by the master poet Poe have a 5 rating? 5 doesn't have to mean perfect- -we all know that perfection is not within man's capacity to attain- - but 5 should mean that someone came as close to perfection as humanly possible. (Report) Reply

  • Seamus O' Brian (1/19/2017 9:25:00 AM)

    Quietly majestic in its haunting tones. I believe this to be one of the most beautiful lines in the literature of love:

    Can ever dissever my soul from the soul
    Of the beautiful Annabel Lee.

    As an aside, I am always intrigued by the personalization of individual tragedy as an anthropomorphism of the cosmos antagonizing the individual from some humanized derivation of motive, such as jealousy. To visualize the loss of a loved one because the angels in heaven or the demons in hell took offense at a some quality of a human relationship is an extensive and intriguing discourse throughout literature. Overall, one of my favourites.
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  • Edward Kofi Louis (1/19/2017 5:22:00 AM)

    Many years ago. Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

  • Bernard F. Asuncion (1/19/2017 2:25:00 AM)

    I enjoyed reading this poem...... Thanks for sharing.... (Report) Reply

    Joe Smoth (5/11/2017 11:03:00 AM)

    ha so funny I did too

  • (1/8/2017 5:28:00 AM)

    edger has a way of idolising his poet personae. this shows us a profound understanding of love for in this poem it is described as something that is endless. (Report) Reply

  • Tom Allport (12/30/2016 2:00:00 PM)

    tom allport
    true love never ends and will always be. (Report) Reply

    Joe Smoth (5/11/2017 10:58:00 AM)

    sick dude thanks

  • Zakir Hussain Haidary (12/9/2016 3:24:00 AM)

    my fav. one

    But our love it was stronger by far than the love
    Of those who were older than we-
    Of many far wiser than we-
    And neither the angels in heaven above,
    Nor the demons down under the sea,
    Can ever dissever my soul from the soul
    Of the beautiful Annabel Lee.
    (Report) Reply

  • (12/6/2016 11:12:00 AM)

    My favorite poem :) (Report) Reply

    Joe Smoth (5/11/2017 11:04:00 AM)

    my least favorite poem :)

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