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    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

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    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

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    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 3 Responses Jan 25, 2012

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Riddle

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

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    "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

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    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 17 Responses Dec 30, 2011

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    Because...

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

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    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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    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

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    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

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    "All that we see or seem, is but a dream within a dream" I have this quote tattooed on my arm, and it never fails to bedazzle me. Edgar Allan Poe is definitely an amazing poet and...
    MsUnfathomable MsUnfathomable 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 11

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    "I became insane, With long intervals of horrible sanity" ~ Edgar Allan Poe
    Terrabyte12 Terrabyte12 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    I like all of his work but Tell Tale Heart is and always will be my favorite.
    Unapologeticallybrilliant Unapologeticallybrilliant 13-15, F 20 hrs ago

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    I'm usually pretty good at poetry, but I haven't written in years and I kinda lost my touch. We have to write a poem in English, though, and I've been stuck these past few days. I...
    janinelolol janinelolol 13-15, F Dec 7

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    Denial I write so-called poems when the nights are long-- sing the praises of false ladies-- through the dark hours I push words out of place. thin lips, gray eyes, blonde hair...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 1 Response Dec 14

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    hey there... i write poems though am not a poet , but I think am pretty good that's what everyone tell me .. hmm I'd like to share some of my poems with you .. but i want 5 readers...
    Rwnn Rwnn 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Write poetry has helped me process a lot of my feelings that I tend to suppress, especially since I'm more of an introvert. One of my favorite poems I wrote so far about a guy I...
    cburton815 cburton815 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Coniatore (A Pound of Flesh) ugh! I've sung women on two continents, but it's all meat, and so I'll sing of the wind. Hair, breasts, hips, and the year flies, hanging upon the...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Dec 17

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    I just want to share this poem made by someone who cheer me up during my heartbreak. Thank you Lew :) When a day I hear your voice I have some special feeling Let me always think...
    Thiswillbethelast Thiswillbethelast 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Reprise on Time Time comes in to take from all the strangeness of its passing with the songs of our deceivers, or the wind and its believers, but there's something treading...
    sumnerkagan sumnerkagan 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 18

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    This is the poem I wrote a few months ago: Trapped in silence Afraid to step away Trying to be brave, But, losing against your grave Kept looking back into the Past The...
    MyInsideLife MyInsideLife 18-21, F Dec 7

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    Tradition a mound there was at village square, and many asked, "who's buried there?" and like my father long since dead, when my turn came I sagely said, "a horse there is long...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Dec 10

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    In Passing where is the postcard sales(we laughed at)man? caught in the shade hamburg awning his shadow stays where it stood; the day passes on its way, where? where is the...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Dec 11

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    I was really into it a couple months ago. I might make some new material again. I just think it's hard sometimes as I'm not very creative http://deepundergroundpoetry.com/poems-by...
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F Dec 11

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    Potential (An alliterative poem based on a life that could have been more.) My Lord! My life of unlived potential.. This double-edged sword. My word, born strong as any angel and...
    Tterbow Tterbow 41-45, M Dec 12

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    I write poetry because it helps me deal with stress in my life. It is a way to collect my thoughts and put them into a structure that I can then come to better understand . It is...
    whatdoyousee whatdoyousee 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    India-----Today ,while crossing the road,I look at the cars rushing by,The signal turns red,I along with others run to the other side.I watch the buses passing and the crowds of...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm reaching for you God with everything that is within me Knowing so well my weakness yet I strive to be the best I can be To be your servant is my one and only hearts desire It...
    sweetpea6200 sweetpea6200 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 28

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    Does it ever bother you just how unpoetic songs are these days? Like, I mean, seriously: people decided that putting 5th grade-quality drivel on top of the glorious, swelling...
    theseekermuse theseekermuse 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    You gross me out You lied to so many You got multiple innocent and kind people To fall in love with you At the same time Who do you think you are Using everyone you come in contact...
    miseriae316 miseriae316 22-25, F Nov 30

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    Owner of a Losing Hand When the cards have been dealt, There's nothing left to for a guy to do, Deep breaths, what's done is done, It's time to bully up, or cut 'n run. An' try...
    manofsolitude manofsolitude 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    - today is a two-for: For Want of a Wordsmith For want of a wordsmith I scribe these lines Searching for reason in rhythm and rhyme Baring my soul for all who might see Cringing...
    Tterbow Tterbow 41-45, M Dec 4

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    The moment I met you, my eyes filled with stars, my heart with joy. The moment I woke, it was you... to my very last trail of thought in the night. Everything felt surreal, like...
    vfashionista86 vfashionista86 26-30, F Dec 8

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    Swallows the delta'd swallows, tailed, trail off in darkness, sail arc-like in the night air; cutting through the wind, their feathers oiled and shining for the moon, after the...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Dec 10

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    The Web rugged land of rock, cradled between seas in a shock of snow, rivers burn like ice down through the valleys where shadows suffice to feed the soil, force oil from fallen...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Dec 11

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    Our lives are written in our souls, given promises we shouldn't ever let go, give peace at mind so do our hearts, let life be its own work of art, cherish the moments of your...
    sharichi sharichi 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 12

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    Lakeside Park When we were boys, in the constant rattle and noise of Lakeside Park, we squandered on a lark ten times the money we made from tourists, spent our summer days...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 1 Response Dec 12

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    If there were words I would use them.... If there were ways I would walk them If this time was ours.... You move in me like unstoppable energy of life...... You....the me that...
    onitaly onitaly 41-45 2 Responses Dec 13

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    Three Haiku the curve of her lip mixes with the line of her brow like winter snow a drift across the road and over the cornfield curves like her round hip trace of enamel in the...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Dec 14

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    Incarnations night comes and Yola and Tara in a thousand incarnations slipping through the curves and planes of the night air. lights cross in darkness cut shadows of the white...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Dec 14

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    Villanelle danger for the man who plays with fire, crosses angels, plays as children play, weeping from the flames of his desire, knowing not of love but love entire, heeds no...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Dec 15

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    My heart it wants to stay but my mind will not obey, And so I stand at the mirror all night and all day, Wondering if anyone would care if I am not here the next day. But everyone...
    columbus38 columbus38 13-15, M 3 Responses Dec 15

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