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Annabel Lee

Annabel Lee

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Queenie By Avancidy Updated Dec 11, 2010

I absolutely adore this poem. This was written by one of my favorite and beloved author and poet, Edgar Allan Poe. He was a genius with his words and is one of the greatest man that ever lived. He'll forever be my inspiration.

P.S. I did not copy this, nor am I saying that I own this. I just want to share this beautiful piece of literature to this community.


It was many and many a year ago,

In a kingdom by the sea,

That a maiden there lived whom you may know

By the name of Annabel Lee;

And this maiden she lived with no other thought

Than to love and be loved by me.

I was a child and she was a child,

In this kingdom by the sea;

But we loved with a love that was more than love-

I and my Annabel Lee;

With a love that the winged seraphs of heaven

Coveted her and me.

And this was the reason that, long ago,

In this kingdom by the sea,

A wind blew out of a cloud, chilling

My beautiful Annabel Lee;

So that her highborn kins...

  • allan
  • annabel
  • edgar
  • lee
  • poe
Ariireyn0193 Ariireyn0193 Jun 12, 2013
We Used To Read This ALL The Time In English..It Used To Annoy Me, But Now I've Grown To Love It.!
Avancidy Avancidy Nov 01, 2011
@KimRamos5 I agree. He's really good. Although he's a bit dark, it's still amazing.
Avancidy Avancidy May 24, 2011
@ceirestar I know, that part is sad. But on the bright side, her death gets to be described in a beautiful poem. :)
Pufflefan410 Pufflefan410 Feb 28, 2011
I really like this peom! He's one of my favorite poem writers!
                              I love Edgar Allan Poe's poems
Avancidy Avancidy Feb 08, 2011
@axel107107 yup! I love this poem, too! It's so sad and sweet at the same time and Poe's voice is just so amazing! (blissful sigh) XD
NightWhisp NightWhisp Feb 08, 2011
I love this poem!!!!! When I first heard of it, it was because my English teacher showed it to my class, but I wasn't there!='( So I just looked it up online. AND IT WAS AWESOME!!!! and sad=( Thanx for putting it up=))