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I Like Edgar Alan Poe

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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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    "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 51-55, M Dec 31, 2011

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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 4 Responses May 31, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Because...

    Dark twisted tales full of excitement. I love it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 2, 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 18 Responses Dec 30, 2011

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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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    Annabel Lee BY EDGAR ALLAN POE 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...
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    It's all I do. My day is consumed my writing poems. Poetry is my language. Just wish I had someone to converse with with.
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    Let me see, I think I wrote this either in 2010 or 2011. The first poem I wrote about a crush Shy Love I don’t know how to say this, The words floating through my mind. I can...
    RavenS45 RavenS45 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    There’s a window in my head That only I can see It is the gate way to my fantasy There I am a hero, master and king I am capable of doing anything When I dwell there the world...
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    Terry Jacks wrote/sang "we skinned our hearts and skinned our knees." In that vein, and in light of my past stories, here's a poem based on my most recent experience -- falling off...
    oneinawillian oneinawillian 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    Here's a quick poem I wrote while at a camp this summer to help explain why the camp's primary rule was no horseplay. -- - - -- Playing with horses isn't a day at the races; You...
    oneinawillian oneinawillian 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I love to write poems...........
    anumnemosene anumnemosene 13-15, F Sep 5

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    I hate this town, I hate this city, Let's go somewhere, Where none can find me. But i will keep you with me, Come fly with me, I'll keep you happy, And we will be free. This is...
    saffaismail saffaismail 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    Here is a poem I did awhile back, hope yah like: What will I do? The fear is gripping my soul I am lost in a sea of crashing waves hitting my back The world is pouring its doubts...
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    Like a dark night I felt him rescue me from this doom I'm suffering For a second I felt safe like my difficult project was done And a knew future would begin If I could have that...
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    Sometimes I just feel like writing 😊 Seeping cracks muttered a chant, Spewing vile in words as they rant, Chattering razor blades slither through blood, Decaying planet rock...
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    Here's something from days gone by that I keep coming back to without hesitation or knowing I do it: No time now you stupid fool For pathetic attempts at soul connections I have...
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    The tragdy of the situation is as follows For when I sit amongst the rest of you I freak out Not myself I wander trying to find answers I bump into a few that have watched my...
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    6ft Below By: myusername22 We used to be so close. You used to hold me like a little boy who had just found the fastest HotWheels car at Walmart. Do you remember me the way I...
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    You don't know the times I've been in tears over you. And I'm not blaming you for my upset but I'm blaming my brain. You see he twists things, he twists reality into a horror, and...
    BulletproofLoneliness BulletproofLoneliness 16-17, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    As the sun sets, Our dreams of today fade, We dream of a sunset, as perfect as us right now
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    Her body glistens in the light I urge to play with her all night I pick her up and hold her steady Take a deep breath, we both are ready. I run one hand up her long neck Just...
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    UnicornThe radiant beauty so magical and pureThe light that shines from tip of hornYet for beauty you sufferHaving to hide in shadowsAway from those who steal the pureScared to...
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    My Reality My reality, hemmed up in a place of my own doing, By societies unjust rules and judged by someone no better than me. Taking one day at a time in a place that is...
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    Daddy it hurts, I feel alone, I got scared when you came home, Mamma took the needle today, Fell on the couch when you were on your way, The house is burning with dirty hands...
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    The garden of thought.Gentle breeze stirs mists of timePeeling away the murky greySeeds blown in silent flightParatroop through airDrifting onto fertile groundNever forgettingIn...
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    'A message from a stranger' The taxi driver stopped outside the house on Roseneath He waited patiently A quiet lady entered the cab He couldn't see her clearly she seemed...
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    She gets meFirst over her lipsThen mixed in the red wineHer shiny blue dressShe gets meAs a river down her breastsA little splash by her kneesA wading pool at her feetShe getsAll...
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    Pawing at closed doors.. Waiting for release Those God doors - he opens and closes Am I done yet? Gained through the pain I still praise your name faithful to your name satan...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F Sep 6

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    Pale white Dripping red Darling, Be careful Your almost dead. Deeper, Deeper Aching pain Things are Getting blurry You can't stay sane Last breath Slow and Deep Who...
    ElectricDream ElectricDream 13-15, F Sep 6

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    The Abyssal Plain.into the inky blackness she fallswhere facets of aspects of thoughtare buried by dark sands of timeeach grain cut as crystalwhere covert dreams crawl deeper...
    SwanSongRebeL SwanSongRebeL 36-40, F 6 Responses Sep 9

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    Temperance Late in the day, sun hangin' low Nothin's movin' an' nary a sound Breathin' slow, my eye's kept closed Waitin', an' I'm waitin' for the rain. There's a woman, a woman...
    manofsolitude manofsolitude 46-50, M Sep 9

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    These may be my last words and I want them to mean something to a special somebody when these are spoken. I don't want to leave right now but I guess its my time to say my goodbyes...
    immyn123 immyn123 18-21, M Sep 11

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    The Liberation of Paris (Robert Doisneau 1944 - see picture)It may be the liberation of Paris in 44,But to me it is the liberation of you,Though it may not appear that way.I pole...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M Sep 13

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    Sometimes we live this lie, That we think we'll manage through. We tell ourselves it'll get better, But does it really? We go by each day of our lives hoping to find some sort of...
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    Little cat with a hat... (Robert Doisneau photo) I am a cat with a hat, but I think I'm a horse, I have little animal syndrome, to compensate of course, But I am fierce and full...
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    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 life has been a dream Yet, if hope has flown away In a night...
    agbells13 agbells13 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe, Read by Vincent Price 
    JetBoyJetGirl JetBoyJetGirl 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Edgar Allen Poe, The Addams Family, Tim Burton, anything dark and grim and scary. In person I'm happy and bubbly and personable, but I love anything and everything macabre. I guess...
    jb1663 jb1663 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 24