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I Like Edgar Alan Poe

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    Because...

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    i want to dedicate this very friend and poem to a special Person and the first one i met when i came to EP ;) When we first talked to each other I knew we would always be friends...
    lovingCuteSmartGirl lovingCuteSmartGirl 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    'Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks..' Plutarch
    PessimisticPenguin PessimisticPenguin 31-35, M Feb 10

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    *This poem can be read as just the below excerpt or it could be read as a six part series. It is up to the reader if they want to read more of it. Thank you x* A Man's Most Prized...
    amberchanelxo amberchanelxo 18-21, F Feb 1

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    The ships in a dusty harbor, black out of the slave sweat have lowered their sails Woman walking barefoot carry a secret burden of bullets on their heads in baskets, with pepper...
    Vrime Vrime 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    you’re like the gravity that keeps a lid twisted on my insanity a light that’s continually right in front of me leading me out of poverty and towards the dense infinity it’s...
    PrinceAdonis PrinceAdonis 26-30, M Feb 9

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    Title: Temptation I am: The song you can't Get out of your head The vibrating baseline Progressive build and breakdown I am the flicker of a shadow Running rampant in your...
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 10

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    Do you like me? Do I really like you? Shade falls on your curtains, an eve of add never short of distractions. Do you like me?she said A million posts a millions words, always...
    Jonnyguitar877 Jonnyguitar877 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    Please don't judge, I was nine when I wrote this. I had just finished reading that Thea Stilton book and was wondering what if I wrote a cheesy song just like what Vince Guymouse...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    what is life without a little pain.. Pain brings me happiness.. As I do the thing I love.. my Blood spills out like spaghetti.. In Italian mothers kitchen .. This sting only the...
    juicy1233 juicy1233 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    Life is Fragile An unusual occurrence in a familiar place is similar to an uneventful moment in a strange place. It’s like the lyric of a song without its music, or vice versa...
    drlesmoore drlesmoore 56-60, M Feb 19

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    THE HUNTING TRIP I don't know how I became lost; it was familiar territory I crossed. I found a cave I didn't recognize. I lay there tired and closed my eyes. next moment I was by...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Feb 20

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    Today is another day done... Once again I gaze upon the setting sun. I must think again... what have I lost? what have I won?... Do I celebrate or lament the final kiss of the sun...
    Vdarkghost Vdarkghost 22-25 7 hrs ago

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    The Song I start to listen to you and realize It's been a long time, quite awhile Since I've heard someone so good In fact, you might be better Than any song I was ever aware of...
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    The air is silent, All is asleep. My watchful eyes look around, My ears stay alert. The hunt has started, Both for my pray and for me. My footsteps are soundless, My body cold. I...
    TigerNeko TigerNeko 22-25, F Feb 1

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    Standing here.. lts all comes to here.. where i stand alone with my fear facing my broken shadow with eyes full of tears cant understand ?! but still i stand waiting for my...
    denez denez 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    The night watcherLooks down with a grinWhen he looks up, he sees what was and what isThe time on his watch doesn't match his thoughtsTime spinning away In a cloud of hazeHe looks...
    Bird488 Bird488 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 2

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    TO YOU MISS... Oblivion.. The state of being completely forgotten The inevitability that all would come to an end Accordingly to Hazel Grace. There are few things one is scared of...
    uyisteven uyisteven 22-25, M Feb 3

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    our last kiss was an embrace of my heart although it was to be scarred and taken advantage of I shall not let the feeling of our warm love fade because you will always be my bae
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F Feb 3

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    ☀️the beauty held within ..is devine I'm not hiding .. I'm not lyin I see this face when I close my eyes Soul shining through... No disguise I truly see things for what they...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F Feb 6

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    MOON AND NATURE the magnetic moon, hypnotic, full in the black February sky, its soft persistent pull caresses me, and I would fly. the white, mysterious moon that light's your...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Feb 6

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    All of our 'children' are fluffy and sweet, except for one thing, they have four feet. Little tongues, so tiny and pink, makes us often wonder and think. They put such...
    ViolaViva ViolaViva 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    WHEN THE DOOR OPENS: a draft death is a door opening. it is not an ending nor a fresh beginning. it is perhaps an unexpected turn of the road, an entry into the...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Feb 8

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    In winter’s tempest Life is dead, Not dead, only sleeping Till awoken by life’s spring. A solitary rose stands, Defiantly against the snow, Its crimson appearance Imperfect...
    Lydiab103 Lydiab103 16-17, F Feb 8

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    Different loves I have received But all alone I will be. Love of hate. Love of pain. Love of lust. Love of insane. I have felt every love given my way. Even the purest of love I...
    Layla1721 Layla1721 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    Oh Geeshepo where are you..I am waiting here for you..You came as a surprise and left me alone as another surprise..Why…this waiting makes me sad and lead to me to an island...
    fikrisharif fikrisharif 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 9

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    My head is pounding I should have woke anew Palms are sweating on a cold afternoon My mind is racing in a painful shell Only time can save me from hangover hell :)
    Jonnyguitar877 Jonnyguitar877 26-30, M Feb 11

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    Standing beside the blade I hated her pain... I hated it so I pleaded with her stop... she always said no! My mind was a mess, but from her side I never could go... My facade was...
    Vdarkghost Vdarkghost 22-25 1 Response Feb 13

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    Love doesn't love the young We grow with it, yet we never truly know it. We seek it yet fated are we to be wounded by it. In our years of awareness... the rarest sweet gem of...
    Vdarkghost Vdarkghost 22-25 Feb 14

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    Tender wounds Not all pains bring sadness's tears... not all wounds spew blood... Sometimes pains embrace is a caress... soft, tender almost angelic... How can this lunacy be...
    Vdarkghost Vdarkghost 22-25 Feb 14

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    Daughter, Oh Daughter Is it rare to catch your breath? Because they're inches from your side. Rare to see you sad, With them always on your mind? Wrong to see you lonely, When...
    xKissAndTellx xKissAndTellx 16-17, F Feb 15

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    DECISIONS honey, you gotta hang this bu**sh** up! you can't keep going the way you are, and if you try, you're going to drop, your pickled brain stuffed in a jar. I'm not trying...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Feb 18

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    DEALERS I've been smoking pot since sixty-seven; I'll look for a dealer when I get to heaven. but every dealer I can find is possessed of a criminal mind: me first, you last, be...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 1 Response Feb 18

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