The Illustrated Edgar Allan Poe
25 Essential Poems
Bushel & Peck Books
In this gorgeous collection, twenty-five of Poe's most beloved works are each illustrated with stunning, full-color collage artwork.
Poems include "The Raven," "The Bells," and many others. Brief commentary and helpful definitions accompany each poem, making The Illustrated Edgar Allan Poe among the most accessible—and beautiful—introductions to Edgar Allan Poe available.
From the Introduction:
SUGGESTION 1: Enjoy the poems. This seems far more important than trying to puzzle out what the author meant (or what other people believe the author meant).
SUGGESTION 2: Engage with the poems by asking questions….
SUGGESTION 3: Be your own boss. Read the poems in order or jump around as you see fit. Share them or savor them all by yourself. Say them aloud or whisper their words in your heart.
Poetry makes life better. There is NO wrong way to experience a poem.
So, read on, dear friend. And thank you for choosing poetry.