Text: Edgar Allan Poe, “Spiritual Song (Text-01),” “Whitty” manuscript, 1836


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Spiritual Song

Hark, echo! — Hark; echo!

’Tis the sound

Of archangels, in happiness wrapt

 


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Notes:

According to James. H. Whitty, who first published this poem, the manuscript was found about 1908 in Poe’s desk from the Southern Literary Messenger. A facsimile of the poem is available in Whitty’s The Complete Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1911, p. 138.


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[S:1 - MS, 1836] - Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore - Works - Poems - Spiritual Song [Text-01]