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Edgar Allan Poe - To One Departed

Seraph! thy memory is to me
Like some enchanted far-off isle
In some tumultuous sea -
Some ocean vexed as it may be
With storms; but where, meanwhile,
Serenest skies continually
Just o'er that one bright island smile. 
For 'mid the earnest cares and woes
That crowd around my earthly path,
(Sad path, alas, where grows
Not even one lonely rose!)
My soul at least a solace hath
In dreams of thee; and therein knows
An Eden of bland repose. 

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Poet: Edgar Allan Poe
Poem: To One Departed

Comment 4 of 4, added on December 21st, 2014 at 5:27 PM.

5niUlK Nice read, I just passed this onto a friend who was doing some research on that. And he just bought me lunch because I found it for him smile So let me rephrase that: Thank you for lunch!

nice penalty removal from Saudi Arabia
Comment 3 of 4, added on January 8th, 2006 at 4:45 PM.

This poem is ok. I only read it for a language project poetry is soooooo boring!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

me myself and I !!!!! from United States
Comment 2 of 4, added on October 6th, 2005 at 9:06 PM.

yes this poem is amazing in it's own sad special way

SAMSON's bro from Barbados

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