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Quotation by Edgar Allan Poe
Resignedly beneath the sky
The melancholy waters lie.
So blend the turrets and shadows there
That all seem pendulous in air,
While from a proud tower in the town
Death looks gigantically down.
Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849), U.S. poet. The City in the Sea (l. 24–29). . .
Complete Poems and Selected Essays [Edgar Allan Poe]. Richard Gray, ed. (1993) Everyman.
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