Romance by Edgar Allan Poe

Romance by Edgar Allan Poe - So shake the very Heaven on...

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Romance by Edgar Allan Poe Romance, who loves to nod and sing With drowsy head and folded wing Among the green leaves as they shake Far down within some shadowy lake, To me a painted paroquet Hath been—most familiar bird— Taught me my alphabet to say, To lisp my very earliest word While in the wild wood I did lie, A child—with a most knowing eye. Of late, eternal condor years
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Unformatted text preview: So shake the very Heaven on high With tumult as they thunder by, I have no time for idle cares Through gazing on the unquiet sky; And when an hour with calmer wings Its down upon my spirit flings, That little time with lyre and rhyme To while awayforbidden things My heart would feel to be a crime Unless it trembled with the strings....
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This note was uploaded on 06/22/2011 for the course ENG 3350 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at Kennesaw.

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