"Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary,
Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore,
While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping,
As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door.
`'Tis some visitor,' I muttered, `tapping at my chamber door -
Only this, and nothing more. . ."
"The Raven" by
Edgar Allan Poe
To listen to this poem in all its haunting glory, check out this reading by British actor Basil Rathbone, I can feel the chills already crawling up my spine! Click this Link