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“Alone” BY EDGAR ALLAN POE 

{In Alone, Poe reflects upon a life experienced as an emotional outsider. The narrator’s experience of perceiving life and emotions differently to others in Edgar Allen Poe’s Alone, has led to him feeling isolated and here he is questioning why he sees things so differently} Alone by  Edgar Allan Poe
From childhood’s hour I have not been
As others were—I have not seen
As others saw—I could not bring
My passions from a common spring—
From the same source I have not taken
My sorrow—I could not awaken
My heart to joy at the same tone—
And all I lov’d—I lov’d alone—
Then—in my childhood—in the dawn
Of a most stormy life—was drawn
From ev’ry depth of good and ill
The mystery which binds me still—
From the torrent, or the fountain—
From the red cliff of the mountain—
From the sun that ’round me roll’d
In its autumn tint of gold—
From the lightning in the sky
As it pass’d me flying by—
From the thunder, and the storm—
And the cloud that took the form
(When the rest of Heaven was blue)
Of a demon in my view
Source: American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century (1993)

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