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I Love Edgar Allen Poe

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    Lenore And The Conqueror Worm

    The first horror story that I ever read was The House of Usher. I had to read it for 8th grade English. I fell in love with the works of Poe that afternoon. We were given the weekend to read it but I found it so fascinating that I spent that Friday evening reading the entire...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40 Mar 19, 2013

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    lookingwindow lookingwindow 41-45, F Dec 19, 2012

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    My Favorite Author

    EAP has always been my favorite author. Did a couple of research papers over his short stories in high school and in college. He is the quintessential tragic genious. The fact that he couldn't cope with life is due to the very symptoms that allow his work to bleed genius. The...
    kwestion999 kwestion999 51-55, M Nov 6, 2012

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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 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...
    unwantedlies unwantedlies 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 30, 2012

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    The Raven

    Edgar Allan Poe The Raven [First published in 1845] Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my...
    maltesemermaid maltesemermaid 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 17, 2012

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    Edgar Allen Poe has been a big influence on my

    writing. One of the first horror writers I got introduced to when I was young. His brilliance as a writer both in the short story format and poems cannot be over emphasized. Here is my list of his five greatest horror stories: 1. Cask of Amontillado 2. The Tell Tale heart...
    Dustyghost Dustyghost 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 13

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    Poe's Most Profound Writing (imo)

    WHATEVER doubt may still envelop the rationale of mesmerism, its startling facts are now almost universally admitted. Of these latter, those who doubt, are your mere doubters by profession — an unprofitable and disreputable tribe. There can be no more absolute waste of time...
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    I wrote this poem 3 years ago right after my father passed away, it was also my last one. I stopped writing after this poem, I lost my passion and I lost inspiration. I wish I can...
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    i do poetry in more than seven languages. :) that's really cooolllll
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    A hand to hold forever and always, A shoulder to cry on when good days are through, A heart that is mine to cherish for all time, This is my gift on this day from you. A heart...
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    A Life Time to Tell You Heart aches, heart breaks, hands tremble... A river swells inside; flooding past the eyes This love a contradiction, reddened cheeks, a hazy mind. Spines...
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    Carved upon my heart in mahogany grain a warrior stands Jousting at windmills and conquering a dizzying spell of love When he's near my heart sings when he's gone I'm left w...
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    I have quilt in loving you..I'm not ashamed of who you are...It's just..I shouldn't love you anymore but..I still do & I hate it because I can't do anything about it.....
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    This is called "Dark Innocence." Soaked in a fleece of her own perspiration, the sweltering summer sun beamed down on her fair skin. She heard the soft pitter-patter of tiny feet...
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    The lover of words Keeps them in his head Considers each carefully its weight, its beauty before issuing forth, Wasting not even one of that precious word and its...
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    Forgive me my love Something's not right here. The mood is uneasy and I'm feeling insecure. But that's what I get. For taking my heart and putting it out there, while expecting...
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    Watched It recently with my dad and u live it it's so funny :)
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    it's been 216 days since then. but still do my brittle little bones shake and crack after 9:30 pm. it's been 217 days since then. but the indent next to me still appears through...
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    10 hours since you haven't responded now and my eyes droop and my pills fade away. 20 hours since you haven't responded now my limbs shake and my breaths quiver. 30 hours since...
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    A moment of happiness, You and I sitting on the verandah...
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    Shes like the wind, rushing over my skin sending chills down my spine. Shes like the breeze, whispering through the trees, brushing ever so slightly across my cheek and blowing...
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    Who will rescue me from this agony? From feeling suffocated by routine turned into monotony. Feeling so trapped I can't take it anymore. Everything seems like either a chore or a...
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    The Calligraphy PenThere is a pen I like to usewhen my mind is flying with thoughts of younay...these are the times a pencil just won't donor a Bic, nor a laptop, nor glittery glue...
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    "...because a broken heart feels like poisoned butterflies taking their last flutters in the pit of your stomach..." - Jasmine Mans
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    In the pergatories of my mind, a silent Hell awaits to unwind. From outside the inside not apparent. To let you in I would not dare it. Screaming for help and pushing it away. A...
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    I write on WattPad 😬😊☺️
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    When I think of your face I see beauty and grace. When I think of your voice I hear harps and a choir. When I think of your manner I feel peace all around. When I think how you...
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    Your tears will fall to the ground, When My heart no longer will sound, My heart will fail, Once full lips go pail, How can i tell you I've little time, Maybe just show you this...
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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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    "But our love it was stronger by far than the love Of those who were older than we— Of many far wiser than we— And neither the angels in Heaven above Nor the demons...
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    I love to write poetry it's my way of expressing myself <3
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    The feel of sweet cuddly things get me all sweet inside. I love everything thats affectionate. I crave affection , just feel of having someone with you makes me feel all cozy. I...
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    I remember analyzing this poem in a college English course. The professor wanted us to dissect this to death. Traumatizing really... As i find an appreciation for poetry I didn't...
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    Somnambulist WRITTEN Aug. 21st 2014 By Joel R. Thornton after the sky drops. The walking corpses come out the veil of night masks the decay the rot of humanity Plague of the...
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    This experience is brought to you by birthdays. Not celebrating them, or the occasion itself. But how it's a unique identifier. About how it's a small tender piece of us and yet we...
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    As a Man Thinketh Quotes (by James Allen) “The outer conditions of a person's life will always be found to be harmoniously related to his inner state...Men do not attract that...
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    Romanticide. That is my pen name for my books and poems, either that or XxLadyHolicxX, the latter my favorite to use. I gave myself the name Romanticide because I am loved the...
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    SELIBET Never have I yearned Like it feels right now This touch that I felt, now I need even more Then you’ll ever know how. My polarity you are, my love I adore. To connect our...
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    We are often deceived by the most trusted person and loved by the most unexpected ones. It's LIFE. Some make us cry on the things that we have never done while some ignore all...
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    KNOWING Although I’d known it would happen one day Knowing does not take the heartache away Knowing does not fill the sad empty hole Nor does it prevent all the pain in my soul...
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    If any man tells you he loves America, yet hates labor, he is a liar. If any man tells you he trusts America, yet fears labor, he is a fool. -- Abraham Lincoln
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    The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985), directed by Woody Allen With Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello ***Spoiler alert*** This movie was an incredible thing, first the plot is a...
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    From the movie Il Postino.... Postman   Donna Rosa: When a man starts to touch you with words, he's not far off with his hands.Beatrice Russo: There's nothing wrong with...
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    I don't know why but I have always loved hugging, it feels so nice when two persons bodies touching is my favorite scene in my mind, I especially love hugging my friend Edgar
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