The Poet

William Ellery Channing (who was born on 10 June 1818 and died in1901) was an American transcendentalist poet and nephew of the Unitarian preacher Dr. William Ellery Channing (see here)He was one of the youngest and most active contributors to the transcendentalist magazine “The Dial”, in which he published about sixty poems and prose articles,… Read More The Poet

Alone

ALONE From childhood’s hour I have not beenAs others were — I have not seenAs others saw — I could not bringMy passions from a common spring —From the same source I have not takenMy sorrow — I could not awakenMy heart to joy at the same tone —And all I lov’d — I lov’d… Read More Alone

IL MISTERO

Domenica 7 ottobre 1849 – Baltimora – Washington College Hospital – Questa mattina, alle 5, il paziente è deceduto. Da mercoledì 3 ottobre us., giorno in cui è stato ricoverato delirante, con brividi e allucinazioni, non ha ripreso conoscenza se non per brevi istanti, durante i quali ha pronunciato frasi sconnesse su una moglie che… Read More IL MISTERO

Edgar Allan Poe

On October 3, 1849 Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was found wandering in the streets of Baltimore, outside a tavern known as Gunner’s Hall, delirious and wearing someone else’s clothes. That was the last time he was seen in public. He was taken to the local hospital, where he slipped in and out of a coma,… Read More Edgar Allan Poe