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I Love Edgar Allan Poe

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    A 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...
    Hippopotomus Hippopotomus 13-15, F Sep 27, 2012

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    ...... - Untitled by Edgar Allan Poe   The happiest day — the happiest hour    My sear'd and blighted heart hath known, The highest hope of pride, and...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Mar 23, 2008

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    Alone - Alone  ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 23, 2008

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    His works are wonderful!!! Sorry if I sound too philosophical, but I can see why everything happens for a reason when I go over Poe's biography. All the terrible things that...
    foreveralone25 foreveralone25 16-17, F Feb 21

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    Why I Love The Raven - I fell instantly in love with Poe's poems when I read The Raven. I grew up with a pet raven that my dad rescued as a baby in the early 1960s when I was a kid...
    PuffyClementine PuffyClementine 56-60, F Oct 6, 2013

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    Loved Him Since I Was Young... - I have my father to thank for instilling in me a great appreciation and adoration of the works of Edgar Allan Poe. When I was little, my father...
    darkdawn91 darkdawn91 18-21, F 2 Responses May 19, 2011

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    Never More... - Time for my Poe fix, it's been a while but I'm going to have to read The Tell Tale Heart. That one gets my heart pumping (forgive the pun) but it's my favorite and...
    Qwertyvsme Qwertyvsme 31-35 Jun 20, 2013

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    Dear Mr. Poe... - I like Edgar Allan Poe along with his writing. The history of his life can be interesting too. I remembered the first poem I read by him. The Tell Tale Heart. I...
    strawberries17 strawberries17 22-25 Sep 12, 2009

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    My Favorite - I think the best thing he ever wrote was The Raven. me and some of my friends reacted it for an american literature project, the only thing we did differant was that...
    PunkCowgirl PunkCowgirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 23, 2008

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    Poe: A Great Writer Of Dark, Gothic Stories - Edgar Allan Poe's stories and poems are some of the best, if not the best ever written by a literary writer in his field of genre...
    hotpinkthong70 hotpinkthong70 41-45, M Jun 29, 2013

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    Spirits Of The Dead - My favorite quote comes from my favorite poem, Spirits of the Dead, written by Edgar Allan Poe. My favorite quote is... Thy soul shall find itself alone 'Mid...
    rockmusicanddbz rockmusicanddbz 13-15, F May 24, 2012

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    Who Doesn't!!?!!?!! - Edgar Allan Poe is brilliant, I love his short stories the most. If anyone has ever read Eleonora that was simply genius, I swear I cried when I first read...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 2, 2007

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    The Conqueror Worm - This is my number one most favorite poem I have ever read from anybody. Poe is my hero for poetry.
    revolution77 revolution77 18-21, M Feb 23, 2011

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    The Fall of the House of Usher! - My favorite is his "The fall of the House of Usher"! Such a great, spine chilling tale!
    missadventurer missadventurer 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2008

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    Angels On The Moon - I use various quouts on my short stories to try and communicate the soul of the story. So, Edgar Allan Poe's words are the most i've used so far. You just...
    sayonaranow sayonaranow 18-21, F Dec 14, 2012

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    There is a fatal trick to his intelligence that sends it spinning out into the subconscious like a claw-grabber arcade game. The grotesque mix of wild expansive horror; a huge...
    Brangwen Brangwen 36-40, F Feb 18

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    Favorite Poem - The Raven was like the only poem or story that i was really excited about reading.  I know that sounds crazy but its true.  His stories were truly amazing...
    13monkeys 13monkeys 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 26, 2008

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    Poe: A Genius Of Poetry And Horror - Edgar Alan Poe, in my opinion, was the best writer of mystery and horror of his day.  It is all too sad that IN his day he didn't...
    13mikael 13mikael 56-60, M 1 Response May 22, 2010

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    He is beautiful.his poems and stories are fantastic.i own a book of his full works.i like how they give off a very eerie tone,and i am a fan of the macabre.
    AmberLovesRabbits AmberLovesRabbits 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    A Depressed Genius - I like it all, it's creepy yet believable, lots of use of foreshadowing. My favorite of course is "The Cask of Amontillado". Brilliant.
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 12, 2009

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    Since I Was Young - I loved his poetry and stories. He made me fall in love with the darkness and see the beauty in it. He is the Tim Burton of literature.
    XxDazzlexX XxDazzlexX 26-30, F Nov 24, 2013

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    The Raven - Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,   Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore,     While I nodded...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Dec 21, 2008

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    The Raven - the raven has been alot of the inspiration I've got for my own poetry, he was just such a genius also Alone was a huge inspiration of mine he had such a tragic life and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 27, 2008

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    Poe Poems Are Darkly Wonderful - I have a few books of his poems actually, including...The front cover was really the first thing that attracted me to it, and when I saw that it...
    MusicalLover MusicalLover 16-17, F Sep 10, 2009

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    Arnheim - I enjoy Poe's darker works, and freely admit that he is one of the great masters of 19th-century horror writing.  But I must confess that I have never been a...
    EBunbury EBunbury 46-50, M 4 Responses May 28, 2008

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    His Life Was So Fascinating - I have admired Edgar Allan Poe for years. He is definitely one of my favorite poets of all time. More than anything I think he was a very...
    alwaysalone alwaysalone 22-25, F Jun 20, 2008

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    Sanity's Requiem - .....Deep into that darkness peering..... ..Long I stood there.. ..Wondering... ..Fearing... ..Doubting.... No...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 4, 2013

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    Tales of Mystery and Imagination - A POEtic and Macabre Exploration Into The Abyss Of The Human Soul...
    2Buddies 2Buddies 46-50, M 3 Responses Jun 5, 2011

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    Kitty Poe - I named my cat Poe and it may have been a mistake. I'm not one to usually believe that our names make us, but in the case of our cats I do. My wife and I have two cats...
    crowseye crowseye 26-30, M Sep 20, 2011

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    The Man Who Brought In The Darkness - (This is an article that I wrote which recently got published by Yahoo) There is, but one man, whom by simply uttering his name, brings along...
    SoulSucker SoulSucker 22-25, F May 14, 2012

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    Classic Horror - I read The Tell-tale Heart when I was ten years old, and was an instant Poe fan. I loved his stories and how slow and dreadful they were.... how intricate his...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 15, 2011

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    The Raven - I know that I am behind on this, but I just watched "The Raven" for the first time. I admit I was a little thrown off by all the negative reviews I read before I...
    4everlost23 4everlost23 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 3, 2013

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    Dark And Dramatic - I got assigned in my American Literature class to do research paper on a short story focusing mainly on political, historical and pyschoanaltical analysis...
    americanidiot87 americanidiot87 16-17, F Mar 30, 2012

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    Why Is A Raven Like A Writing Desk? - Im reading this book "Her Mad Hatter" and in the book the hatter asks for the answer to his riddle. The answer was 'Poe'. Since I read this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 12, 2012

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    All That We See Or Seem Is But A Dream Within A Dream - a dream with a dream is one of my favorite poems for Edgar Allan Poe...but i have so many favs from him ...he was just...
    ava12982 ava12982 26-30, F Apr 6, 2010

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    Ligeia - I thought I loved Poe until I read Ligeia... then I found out what love really was. I found an entirely new appreciation for him in that tale. perfection
    eyes eyes 31-35, F 4 Responses May 28, 2008

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    Always A Poe Fan - I have been a Poe fan forever. This is the first Poe group I have joined. I lived many years in Charlottesville, VA and visited his dorm room at UVA many times...
    PuffyClementine PuffyClementine 56-60, F Oct 5, 2013

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    Dark And Dramatic - I got assigned in my American Literature class to do research paper on a short story focusing mainly on political, historical and pyschoanaltical analysis...
    americanidiot87 americanidiot87 16-17, F Mar 30, 2012

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    Narrative Of A. Gordon Pym - Has anyone braved the entirety of this piece? I'm going to get started on it tonight, the intrigue the paranioa; just the right bed-time story I need...
    Qwertyvsme Qwertyvsme 31-35 Mar 30, 2010

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    A Man Ahead Of His Time - I Love Edgar Allan Poe he was one of my Favorite writers. I love so many of his works. The first thing I ever read by him was The Fall Of The House of...
    sexxydiva sexxydiva 36-40, F 2 Responses May 16, 2011

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    Alone - 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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 31, 2013

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    Bloody Brilliant...literally - Edgar Allen Poe is, in my mind, one of the most brilliant authors. There is just no other way to describe his work. What I admire most is his...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 23, 2008

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    One of My Favs -   I love Edgar Allan Poe's writings. My first time reading one them was in 9th grade, I had to read the raven, then do a report on it. At first it...
    siggy10 siggy10 31-35, M 9 Responses Jun 12, 2009

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    The Bells - Hear the sledges with the bells - Silver bells! What a world of merriment their melody foretells! How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle, In the icy air of night! While the...
    CMA1234 CMA1234 46-50, F Sep 27, 2012

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    Raven Madman - Edgar Allan Poe is the most inspiring and intriguing writers of all time. I created this design for his 202nd birthday this year and wanted to share with you all...
    bashango bashango 26-30 Jan 21, 2011

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    Ligeia The Musical - Campaign: http://www.indiegogo.com/ligeia Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Ligeia-the-Musical/166334373404043 Twitter: http://twitter.com...
    ebonywind ebonywind 51-55 Feb 10, 2011

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    "And all i loved, i loved alone" "I was never insane except on the occasion that my heart was touched" ❤
    Hannah136 Hannah136 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    Ulalume -  i checked out a book from my school library with edgar allan poe stories and poems. my first story was the narrative of arthur gordon pym. it was rather disturbing...
    kelli27 kelli27 18-21, M Jun 27, 2009

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    I just love writing them. I believe I'm improving on my poems.
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    Poetry is what helps me explain my thoughts clearly
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