Text: Edgar Allan Poe, “To —— [I heed not ...]” (reprint), The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe (1850), 2:51


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[page 51, continued:]

TO ——.

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I HEED not that my earthly lot

Hath —— little of Earth in it —

That years of love have been forgot

In the hatred of a minute: —

I mourn not that the desolate

Are happier, sweet, than I,

But that you sorrow for my fate

Who am a passer by.


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Notes:

Griswold gives the first printing from the “Osgood” manuscript, with no changes.

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