GW2: The City in the Sea – Verse 2

011.5 - Feature Pic For Second Verse

No rays from the holy heaven come down

012 - No Rays From Heaven
On the long night-time of that town;

013 - Long Night Time Of That Town
But light from out the lurid sea

014 - Light From Out The Lurid Sea
Streams up the turrets silently —

015 - Streams Up Turrets
Gleams up the pinnacles far and free —

016 - Gleams Up Pinnacles
Up domes —

017a - Up Domes

up spires —

017b - Up Spires

up kingly halls —

017c - Up Kingly Halls
Up fanes —

018a - Up Fanes

up Babylon-like walls —

018b - Up Babylon-Like Walls

Up shadowy long-forgotten bowers

019 - Shadowy Long Forgotten Bowers
Of sculptured ivy

020a - Of Sculptured Ivy

and stone flowers —

020b - Stone Flowers
Up many and many a marvelous shrine

021 - Marvellous Shrine
Whose wreathéd friezes intertwine

022 - Wreathed Friezes Intertwine
The viol, the violet, and the vine.

022.5 - The Viol The Violet
So blend the turrets and shadows there

023 - So Blend The Turrets
That all seem pendulous in the air,

024 - Pendulous In the Air
While from a proud tower in the town

025 - Proud Tower In The Town
Death looks gigantically down.

026 - Death Looks Gigantically

— The City in the Sea, Second Stanza

Edgar Allan Poe

This one’s for Syl, cos she loves this stuff. Sorry it took this long to do another.

I was waiting to make sure I didn’t spoil Orr for slower levelers. Really! Honest!

*hem*

Verse 3 and 4 tomorrow. Y’all must be pictured out by now.

One thought on “GW2: The City in the Sea – Verse 2

  1. YAY!!! awesome =)
    I love your pictures so much and the combo with Poe is just magnificent. glad you revisited this idea. I always look out for thinhs like this.

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