"El Dorado," by Edgar Allan Poe.
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Edgar Allen Poe is one of the greatest poets of all time. His ability to create a flow of words is unparalleled. Poe's poem "El Dorado" is a poem that many people can relate to. It seems everyone is searching for his or her own version of "El Dorado" whether that be fame or wealth, but it seems "El Dorado" is a sense of happiness.
~Ahren Jensch, UW-Eau Claire student, English 348
April is National Poetry Month! UW-Eau Claire students in English 348 (Topics in American Literature) are celebrating National Poetry Month with the McIntyre Library.
Featured poems will be listed here in the order they appear on the blog.