Poe’s Annabel Lee

A stanza of Poe’s “Annabel Lee,” representative of meter, word choice, and repetition for effect. See the link it its citation for the full poem.

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;

Poe, Edgar Allan. “Annabel Lee.” 1849 https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/44885/annabel-lee

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