¨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. ¨
It is saying that he is really depressed about losing the love of his life Lenore. And he is trying to find other ways to make him forget about his sadness.
¨Bird or beast upon the sculptured bust above his chamber door.¨ ¨ With such name as “Nevermore.”
While I nodded, nearly napping
¨It shall clasp a sainted maiden whom the angels name Lenore.¨ ¨Clasp a rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore.”