Poems from the American Romanticism

To My Mother by Edgar Allan Poe

‘To My Mother’ by Edgar Allan Poe is a thoughtful poem that addresses the poet’s personal losses, such as the death of his biological mother, and what high esteem he now holds mothers in.

The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe

‘The Raven’ is commonly considered to be Edgar Allan Poe’s poetic masterpiece. It details a harrowing night in the speaker’s life that includes incessant knocking and a talking raven that only says one word–“Nevermore.”

The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe Visualized

When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer by Walt Whitman

It’s much more than the dry figures to study or embracing the moist air of nature. In ‘When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer,’ Walt Whitman emphasizes the importance of studying nature that can tap into deeper thoughts and knowledge.

When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer by Walt Whitman Visual Representation

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