Annabel Lee by the Sea ~Edgar Allan Poe Inspiration~


Annabel Lee

by Edgar Allan Poe
(published 1849)

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. 
She was a child and I 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 by night 
   Chilling my Annabel Lee; 
So that her high-born kinsman came 
   And bore her away from me, 
To shut her up in a sepulchre 
   In this kingdom by the sea. 

The angels, not half so happy in Heaven, 
   Went envying her and me:– 
Yes! that was the reason (as all men know, 
   In this kingdom by the sea) 
That the wind came out of a cloud, chilling 
   And killing my Annabel Lee. 

But our love it was stronger by far than the love 
   Of those who were older than we– 
   Of many far wiser than we- 
And neither the angels in Heaven above, 
   Nor the demons down under the sea, 
Can ever dissever my soul from the soul 
   Of the beautiful Annabel Lee:– 

For the moon never beams without bringing me dreams 
   Of the beautiful Annabel Lee; 
And the stars never rise but I see the bright eyes 
   Of the beautiful Annabel Lee; 
And so, all the night-tide, I lie down by the side 
Of my darling, my darling, my life and my bride, 
   In her sepulchre there by the sea– 
   In her tomb by the side of the sea.

Poe Stories
annabellee
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You can go to the Gedenspire Gallery until Halloween and see all the Poe inspired art by myself and a few other amazing artist friends of mine. Poeful art of Sabbian Paine, Bianca Xavorin, Toysoldier Thor, AmandaMagick, Boris Twist, Joseph Nussbaum, Freyja Merryman, Graham Collinson, Olympe Rhode, and Walter Gedenspire.Run before you miss it!!
The Gedenspire Gallery (such a beautiful build!)
Walter & Bianca Gedenspire FB

 

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