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I Like Edgar Alan Poe

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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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    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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    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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    "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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    Riddle

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    The greatest romantic,

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

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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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    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 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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    I can't begin to say what Poe's work means to

    me. I am too tired at the moment to be very articulate but I will share a few lighter things... When my daughter was a baby she liked to be talked to... all the time. I got bored with idle chatter and merely narrating the day so I began to recite poetry and Shakespeare to her...
    painterchick painterchick 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 12, 2015

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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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    Because...

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

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    Related Experiences

    * hey everyone this is a bit of a disclaimer. This spoken word poem is one of my first after something that had happened a couple of years ago. I wrote it as if I were that 15 year...
    thelifeproject thelifeproject 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I spend most nights falling into the internet rabbit hole of slam poems, but I've had such a hard time finding people who love it as much as I do. Anyone else listen to Dia Davina...
    originoflove17 originoflove17 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    It's a quarter of twoI'm awake and thinking of you,Wishing for wishes,Wishes to come trueIt's a quarter of threeI'm awake and dreaming of you,Thinking of things,Diamonds, rings n...
    Ourjourneyoftrust Ourjourneyoftrust 70+ 1 Response 1 day ago

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    One Art BY ELIZABETH BISHOP "The art of losing isn’t hard to master; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster. Lose something every...
    AnonymouslyGeneric1 AnonymouslyGeneric1 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    "Alone" is one of my favorite poems of all time!
    superomni superomni 36-40, M a week ago

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    Its time to take a trip. Time cast a rolling shadow. My ride may not be a horse on four hooves. Its a 110 cubic Inch on two wheels and black and chrome. I have had my time in...
    GWMH GWMH 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I love him because he was so insane and crazy and drunk and famous and prolific and brilliant in his own time-he was our first Kurt Cobain.
    sambular1313 sambular1313 31-35, F Feb 4

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    Some of the best movies from the Horror/Thriller genres have come from Edgar Allan Poe's creations! True CLASSICS!!!;)
    Spitbak Spitbak 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Best Of Edgar Allen Poe Volume 2 - Full Audio Book https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94BkNp2mxc8&index=25&list=PL8LFlBzEANHNiOIofNy-gmPjrk_VM-2cX
    Spitbak Spitbak 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVMsoDBO1jA&list=PL8LFlBzEANHNiOIofNy-gmPjrk_VM-2cX&index=24 Best Of Edgar Allen Poe Volume 1 Full Audio Book
    Spitbak Spitbak 46-50, M Feb 4

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ju1OfKkxMHM&list=PL8LFlBzEANHNiOIofNy-gmPjrk_VM-2cX Christopher Lee reads Edgar Allan Poe - Fall Of Usher
    Spitbak Spitbak 46-50, M Feb 4

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    "You will not read the riddle, though you do the best you can do"
    kaleidoscopic21 kaleidoscopic21 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    Larger than life Much larger than life, a confident man, With much more hair on his face than his head. He stands relatively tall with his shoulders so broad, Pretty much fills...
    pennynoodles pennynoodles 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 3

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    It's not your fault I thought you would love me beyond your words I thought you would love me with the strength of a storm I was totally wrong You are just a soft breeze You can't...
    Intothestorm Intothestorm 31-35, F Feb 2

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    Sometimes I feel like a guy on the telltale heart when I have a secret drives me crazy
    sirnatural sirnatural 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 2

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    "Don't grieve.Anything you lose comes round in another form." -Rumi -
    Smartsweethang Smartsweethang 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    The gawking, mocking, mean spirited spite of slaves. Disguised as capitalism, **** talking to their graves. What do all humans want, deep down, to feel safe and belong? Competitive...
    Muzeam13 Muzeam13 31-35, M Jan 31

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    you look at me like a dog every time I have something you want you never look at me that way any other time stalling and waiting, we're wasting f*cking time I do it every time I...
    luv2pee23 luv2pee23 18-21, F Jan 31

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    What You See What do you see, when you look at me? What do you see, when you think of me? What do you dream, when you dream of me? Do you see, the frightened little girl, that...
    AngeleyesUponU AngeleyesUponU 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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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 days have been a dream; Yet if hope has flown away In a...
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    His words are so beautiful and sad and insightful all at the same time. I can read them over and over again. "Sometimes I'm terrified of my heart; of its constant hunger for...
    FindingDali FindingDali 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    “You really must read,” my tutor has said, But ‘things’ always got in the way. “Pick up that book,” his voice would command, “You must read a chapter a day!” I...
    pennynoodles pennynoodles 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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    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 the same source I have not taken...
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    Written one afternoon when my angry daughter, once again told me that I was dead to her. Things got better after a while, but she periodically decides I'm dead to her. One Of...
    Serenitree1 Serenitree1 70+, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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    Knightly Routine There are lots of ogres and orcs And dragons breathing fire I saw skeletons and demons And the ugliest old vampire There are monster and banshees And rats...
    TexasGrandpa TexasGrandpa 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 23

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