Text: Charles W. Kent (notes) Robert A. Stewart (variants) (ed. J. A. Harrison), “Notes to For Annie,” The Complete Works of Edgar Allan PoeVol. VII: Poems (1902), p. 216


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[page 216:]

FOR ANNIE.

Page 111.

FLAG OF OUR UNION, 1849; HOME JOURNAL, APRIL 28, 1849; GRISWOLD, 1850.

Text, Home Journal (from text kindly furnished by Mr. Dix, editor of Home Journal.)

Variations of Griswold from the text.

IV. 5 ah (ah,) V. 3 ceased (ceased,) VIII. 7 sleep (?) XIII. 6 Now , (o. c.) XIV. 3 of (in).

EDITORS NOTE.

This poem of fifteen stanzas, of varying length and mainly iambic and anapaestic movement, is addressed to Annie, a lady of Lowell, Mass. (Mrs. Richmond).

Note the use of flowers in this poem.

 


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Notes:

None.


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