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The Raven

Through the open window An unintended entry way Pale the moonlight streaming Careless, now the price to pay It perched upon my bedpost All reality to confound A tilted head, a beady eye As yet he made no sound My secret now revealed He knew my every thought My visitor in a feathered cape Harbinger of death he brought At last a guttural caw I heard And in terror begged" no more", "Leave me be to my just fate for yes, I killed the fair Lenore"…. With apology to Mr... Poe

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014




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Date: 11/11/2014 6:20:00 AM
I think Edgar would be delighted with this very atmospheric poem I certainl was
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Date: 10/14/2014 8:40:00 AM
Super,congrats Barbara.
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Date: 10/13/2014 9:55:00 PM
Wonderful poem, Barb, congrats on the win
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Date: 10/13/2014 6:41:00 PM
I really liked your version of how the story could end. The rhyming in this poem was really great, as well! Congrats on your win, Barbara!
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Date: 10/5/2014 10:46:00 AM
Very nice piece on it's own and then in relating it to Poe was a brilliant touch. Thank you for your comment. I prayed that all involved may find the peace and understanding to comfort their hearts.
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Date: 10/3/2014 3:18:00 PM
Poe Lenore. Great stuff, Barb. I can see that damnable black devil clear as a bell. Shoot it quick I spent 10 days in the hospital a little bit ago. They ran every test known to man on me, but couldn't find out what was wrong. I'm 85, that is what is wrong. Love, daver
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Barbara Gorelick
Date: 10/3/2014 3:52:00 PM
You have me by a few years, but not many. I swear, every day it seems there is a new concern. I hope you feel better soon. Congrats on making it to 85..with warm regards. BG
Date: 10/3/2014 1:01:00 PM
Wonderful poem Barb! I just love Poe! I give you a 7! Good luck in contest! Hugs! Love and light! xxxxx D
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Date: 10/3/2014 3:08:00 AM
This is so sweet Barbara. What a treat! I would imagine that Mr. Poe would be thrilled knowing that he is still alive and well to poets who love his work! Excellent!
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Date: 10/2/2014 8:44:00 PM
This is excellent Barbara. I love it.
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