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Analysis and comments on A Dream Within A Dream by Edgar Allan Poe

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Comment 30 of 710, added on February 24th, 2005 at 8:37 PM.

This poem is REAL deep. I think that this poem reflects on the loss of his
wife. And it really shows how deep it hurt him to think that he had to let
go of the one that truly loved him. I really like this one.

Rynell from United States
Comment 29 of 710, added on February 21st, 2005 at 3:43 PM.

this is real poem,this is real feelings,this is the dark...


bobi from Macedonia
Comment 28 of 710, added on February 4th, 2005 at 6:28 PM.

I first read this poem when I was in my 30's and was immediately affected
by the sadness and loneliness of the writer. From the first verse 'take
this kiss upon the brow' shows that he is leaving someone that he loves
deeply. The relationship has broken up because he cannot hold onto it -
like the sand it slipped through his fingers and he was but living in a
dream, as we all are. It is profound and moving to say the least, a great
piece of work and one I shall always remember.

sandy from United Kingdom
Comment 27 of 710, added on February 1st, 2005 at 3:03 PM.

When I read this poem, the first thing I got out of it was that when Edgar
wrote it, he was saying that you live like your life is a dream. You don't
really live it like you are supposed too. I like the poem, don't get me
wrong. But you are supposed to live your life the way you want to. Live
your life to the fullest.

Donna from Armenia
Comment 26 of 710, added on January 30th, 2005 at 6:50 PM.

I like this poem. It is truly deep. Poe lived a miserable life from his
step parents to his fiance he never married. His life was so sad. I pity
him, and I love his works, too. He is a great writer. ^_^

fllnstr18 from United States
Comment 25 of 710, added on January 26th, 2005 at 3:59 PM.

This Poem Is Just So BEAUTIFUL!!!!! And it seems so true when it says
hcant save one froma wave.

Heather M. from United States
Comment 24 of 710, added on January 26th, 2005 at 3:35 PM.

you know this would be a great poem if i could read it but huh yea i cant
so i guess ill talk to ya later or something

looie from United Kingdom
Comment 23 of 710, added on January 20th, 2005 at 10:04 AM.

To here all of ur comments about saying "I love it" and for you trying to
understand it is not being fair. To understand this poem completely one
must understand Poe's life. He lead one with mayn financial problems and
maybe that is why his poem is about the mechanicalism of nature.

YaYa from United Kingdom
Comment 22 of 710, added on January 18th, 2005 at 5:38 PM.

this is a great poem and a great man. i admire him so much

chelsea from United States
Comment 21 of 710, added on January 16th, 2005 at 7:56 PM.

this is a great poem... I dont know if I like it as well as I do Annabel
Lee, But it's close. Well I would love to hear of more stuf about Edgar
Allan Poe...

emily from United States

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Poet: Edgar Allan Poe
Poem: A Dream Within A Dream
Added: Feb 20 2003
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