I Like Edgar Alan Poe

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    Mister Macabre

    Edgar Allan Poe - Is one of the most original of the American writers. Poe - Shaped the development  of both the detective story and science - fiction story . Poe's - Short stories and Poems remain among the most popular in American literature. The Raven and The Tell - Tale...
    CMA1234 CMA1234
    46-50, F
    Dec 1, 2011

    Better Hair Care

    Ok so about a week ago a few of my friends cornered me, you see we had all been trying out new hair colors for a while trying to find one we liked. Unfortunately this meant that we all suffered a similar fate- dry hair that was a bit damaged and the colors washed out too quickly...
    ivorythorns ivorythorns
    22-25, F
    Feb 18, 2012

    "tales Of Mystery And Imagination" Album By The Alan Parsons Project

    One of my favorite progressive rock albums is "Tales of Mystery and Imagination Edgar Allan Poe" by The Alan Parsons Project, which was originally released in 1976 and remastered in 1987. It's well worth listening to if you're an Edgar Allan Poe fan, or even if you're not. Here...
    Pyramania Pyramania
    56-60, M
    Dec 31, 2011

    Still Hooked

    The first time I read poe was when i was 12. I had to choose a book to read off of a list for school and idk why the summary attracted me to his stories so i made everyone in my group pick a book of some of his stories lol and I immediately fell in love with his writing. The...
    meechies meechies
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 31, 2010

    My Original Story was based Not Upon my Like or Dislike for Poe

    I have received a notification that I Like Edgar Allen Poe 9 minutes ago. That was not my premise  or prayer. Just want  to say...The power and impact of his works as great writing .I do not minimize I pray for a healing (if ever one is needed)  that his gripping works of...
    True8 True8
    51-55, F
    May 24, 2012

    Edgar Alan Poe

    Hands down one of the greatest poets that ever lived. Hez help'd me through some rough times. Just a quick share of my favorite poem from him. Alone: From childhood's hour I have not been As others were; I have not seen As others saw; I...
    applescruffs applescruffs
    22-25, F
    5 Responses May 31, 2009

    Dream Within A Dream

    Take this kiss upon the brow! And, in parting from you now, Thus much let me avow- You are not wrong, who deem That my days have been a dream; Yet if hope has flown away In a night, or in a day, In a vision, or in none, Is it therefore the less gone? All that we see or seem Is...
    CMA1234 CMA1234
    46-50, F
    13 Responses Dec 30, 2011

    I Like Poe...

    For one thing, we share the same birthday. If it weren't for Poe who knows how the detective story genre might have developed? Poe is noted as the first author to have a detective story published (The Tell-Tale Heart). Also, I love his other works - the first master of the...
    chillsdavis chillsdavis
    56-60, M
    1 Response Feb 22, 2012

    Awesome

    Love Edgar Alan Poe, I must say. So morbid and twisted right up my alley. His writings remind me alot of my own, although regrettably, the novel I'm currently working on is nowhere near his twisted greatness. But yes, I love his style. I love the morbid, twisted, deliciousness...
    ladyzantorian ladyzantorian
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 25, 2012

    Annabell Lee

    It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea That a maiden there lived whom you may know By the name of Annabel Lee-- And this maiden she lived with no other thought Than to love and be loved by me. I was a child and she was a child, In this kingdom...
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 31, 2008

    Because...

    Dark twisted tales full of excitement. I love it.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Sep 2, 2011

    Once Upon A Midnight Dreary.............

    AND SO STARTS ( IN MY OPINION ) ONE OF THE GREATEST POEMS FROM A TORTURED , ARTISTIC MAN The Raven is dark , haunting and mysterious . And like all his other works , you get a glimpse into  madness and are  left to wonder what is reality , and what is the...
    softkitti softkitti
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Apr 2, 2010

    The greatest romantic,

    a legend of those darkest people.
    AGentlemanInSin AGentlemanInSin
    46-50, M
    Jun 14, 2015

    Riddle

    What does a raven and a writing desk have in common?
    KurtAustin KurtAustin
    18-21, M
    May 4, 2010

    I Respect Him...

      Once in the 11th grade I did a report on him. Then I realised..he's not a weird'o with creepy poems. He's a man who eventually lost every woman he loved. I can't imagine everybody I possibly love, end up dying-as if I was a curse....
    lostprophet lostprophet
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 9, 2009

    The Complete Works Of Edgar Allen Poe

    I have a rare prayer for the irrevocable fame and study of this man. Whose forceful ability to survive his tortured life,rose out his need to still the provocations of the dagger voices.By outsmarting their dire tiresome cruelties with the one care taken for coping...
    True8 True8
    51-55, F
    May 24, 2012

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    flibsley flibsley
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    LucidxxShivery LucidxxShivery
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    LucidxxShivery LucidxxShivery
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    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29
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    Look at the poem I love it https://youtu.be/2ZcnXjt7Y98
    dominick6 dominick6
    16-17, M
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    Smileydork Smileydork
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    Donnaen Donnaen
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    notAloneWithYou notAloneWithYou
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    I wrote him a poem. But that was in my early teen years. Now I'm grown and as I look back at it. It was stupid and so was he.
    Shxxxooo Shxxxooo
    18-21, F
    Apr 11
    "Sensitive" We feel the pain of those around us, And, the depths of our own pain as well. Not just in our thoughts, Or, our feelings. But, in our souls. In our hearts...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 11
    I am going to say sorry to any and all creative people out there. And mostly to th poetry writers tonight I am sorry! I know what heart and soul goes into creating form our passion...
    DirtyRead DirtyRead
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    Here's a poem I wrote, and it's called her
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