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FRIDAY FRIGHT: THE RAVEN

October 3, 2014 Hello dearies….every Friday of this month, Esquisses is posting illustrations, stories and poems that will either delight or make your hair stand on end. First up we have Edgar Allen Poe‘s infamous The Raven. One of my favorite poems. featured image courtesy of 1hdwallpapers.com   The Raven By Edgar Allen Poe Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore—     While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. “’Tis some visiter,” I muttered, “tapping at my chamber door—             Only this and nothing more.”     Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December; And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor.     Eagerly I wished the morrow;—vainly I had sought to borrow     From my books surcease of sorrow—sorrow for the lost Lenore— For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore—             Nameless here for evermore.     And the silken, …