THE RAVEN (1845) -an excerpt
by Edgar Allan Poe
...Open here I flung the shutter,
when, with many a flirt and flutter,
In there stepped a stately raven
of the saintly days of yore...
Ghastly grim and ancient raven
wandering from the Nightly shore-
Tell me what thy lordly name is
on the Night's Plutonian shore!
Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore."...
Chaz, Em's constant companion and inspiration for all things "Black