Literature

Poetry Monday and Halloween Special!: "The Conqueror Worm" by Edgar Allan Poe

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This Halloween, let's do a poem by Edgar Allan Poe, "The Conqueror Worm", first published in 1843 and then incorporated into Poe's short story "Ligeia" when he revised it in 1845.

For the rest of my playlist, click here. Past poems are:

  1. "Ulysses" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  2. "The Pulley" by George Herbert
  3. "Harmonie du soir" by Charles Baudelaire
  4. "Dirge Without Music" by Edna St. Vincent Millay
  5. "Clancy of the Overflow" by A.B. "Banjo" Paterson
  6. "Лотова жена" ("Lotova zhena", "Lot's wife") by Anna Akhmatova
  7. "The Jumblies" by Edward Lear