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I Like Edgar Alan Poe

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    The greatest romantic,

    a legend of those darkest people.
    AGentlemanInSin AGentlemanInSin 41-45, M Jun 14

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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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    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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    Because...

    Dark twisted tales full of excitement. I love it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 2, 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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    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 56-60, M Dec 31, 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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    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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    Riddle

    What does a raven and a writing desk have in common?
    KurtAustin KurtAustin 18-21, M May 4, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    The masks, We all put them on. Sometimes they'll smile, Sometimes they'll frown. But we all have masks, We put on. Either to hide the pain, or to just act OK.
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    Death Ruthless, vicious Passing, ending, mourning Without judgement it comes for all Destined
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    He told himself to be brave, Reread his letter multiple times before putting it down. He never had a reason out of the hoi polloi, but now he did. Slowly, yet blissfully, he let it...
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    There was pain behind her eyes, Sadness right in the whites, A madness that she only truly confessed at night. Head always aching, from sleep deprivating. Lack of sleep, turned...
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    (This is more made to be like a song) Sentient beast She roams the streets Looking for a victim, hiding from conviction Sharp claws drag along the road The eery scraping echoes...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Slowly - you fade away - as a dream in daylight - a dream - I once thought - was true
    Xenox Xenox 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Actually, this is not the whole story. I wanted to label this as "I enjoy writing and sharing sensuous poetry with receptive ladies", but EP insisted I keep under sixty characters...
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    Someone today called me a Saint, their guardian angel, all because I sat down and listened even though I didn't know them. I guess I'm just confused, shouldn't everyone help...
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    As an 8yr old, I wrote a bit of poetry. In song format. But when I chose to share -with the adult in my life who was Supposed To & Claimed To love me the most- she huffed...
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    “Alone” BY EDGAR ALLAN POE From childhood’s hour I have not been As others were—I have not seen As others saw—I could not bring My passions from a common spring— From...
    Eyeswiderthnb4 Eyeswiderthnb4 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Prince Charming A magical feeling when life seems so perfect Where the happiness never seems to end Where every dream and hope seems possible The guy who I can picture spending the...
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    If you don't know how to be the best person, Embody the worst. Think his thoughts, Walk his path and know his ways. Then soon, you will at last see. That you are everything, and...
    ltuthill ltuthill 18-21 Jun 22

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    A Lover's Plea When I initially had my eyes laid on thee, Thou already became my enormous glee. Thy majestic presence which captivates me, And each person around me, seems to agree...
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    It all starts with a word. A word and a dream. A dream of a flightless bird. The yearning to fly And the willingness to learn to do so. I guess that's how dreams are created. With...
    Heartbroken216 Heartbroken216 16-17, M Jun 22

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    And now I'm filling in these holes, These holes you dug to find my heart. Now I bury my dreams with sand, But I sink right in and search these skies, For your cold hand, to take in...
    achilles3456 achilles3456 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    Would anyone like to know, Just how much I go through. It's worse at night. Feelings come over me, and I wish to die. Most nights at least. I'm happy that I'm starting to find...
    UnderTheSleeves UnderTheSleeves 13-15, F Jun 21

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    Why do some of us have all the luck? To work, to play, to love to ****? & still remain mostly unscathed. They maintain a home, a friendship, a love, a family unfazed. While some...
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    You it has always been you You, and your eyes so blue Your hand in mine Just laying next to me so divine. Sublime. Your voice, your smile I don't care if you stay forever, or for a...
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    NOT ALL POEMS RHYME! It isn't that you stopped loving her. It's that, suddenly, when you kissed her, it was more like kissing memories. It wasn't a change in the weather, but more...
    lovelyss lovelyss 22-25, F Jun 20

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