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The Lake

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In spring of youth it was my lot
To haunt of the wide world a spot
The which I could not love the less-
So lovely was the loneliness
Of a wild lake, with black rock bound,
And the tall pines that towered around.

But when the Night had thrown her pall
Upon that spot, as upon all,
And the mystic wind went by
Murmuring in melody-
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needshelp 27 October 2020
do you know what type of rhyme it is? or the elements of poetry? can you explain
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* Sunprincess * 16 September 2015
...an amazing write, and so dark...actually gives the reader something to contemplate ?
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Phurpa Wangdi 02 September 2015
wow lovely poem indeed. nice rhyme
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Stunning work as every Poe work be...~FjR~
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Mark Arvizu 07 September 2014
Awesome Poe as usual!
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Annie Thornton 09 December 2012
im sorry if you get this message more than once, i rememered this poem differently? Did you modernize it for this post, or have i gone crazy?
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