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I Love Edgar Allen Poe

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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 2 Responses Dec 17, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    flawlessgardenia flawlessgardenia 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    This poem was written several decades ago but it is as relevant today as it was then--a timeless advice. Desiderata by Max Ehrmann Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and...
    insouciant insouciant 18-21, F Jul 20

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    i do poetry in more than seven languages. :) that's really cooolllll
    Larten Larten 18-21, M Aug 6

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    I'm in love with a man..... A man who comes from a deep dark and disturbed place.... A man who's hurt I feel.... I'm in love with a man who is sad and scarred ... in love with him...
    Fire143 Fire143 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    I jumped as i felt his strong arms wrap around my tiny waist, my mind and body now awakened as the blood in my heart raced. The atmosphere changed around me, the music no longer...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 7 Responses Jul 23

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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.....
    greeneyedmomma greeneyedmomma 26-30, F Aug 2

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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...
    SmoothIsaiah627 SmoothIsaiah627 16-17, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I try to blink away these threatening tears I try to think away these lurking fears But i felt these sparkling tears soon marked its trail That made me looked at my salted cheeks...
    PartyPoison04 PartyPoison04 13-15, F Jul 22

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    Sadness seeps From the corners of my eyes And falls, like salty rain. What is the reason, Your explanation For all this unbearable pain? I want your embrace, Is that such a crime...
    NearAsFarCanBe NearAsFarCanBe 13-15, F Jul 27

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    That night when you stood on my front porch for the first time with your head down when I opened the door were you shy? scared? sleepy? or simply, slyly calculating? Did you...
    qv524 qv524 56-60, F Jul 28

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    She's alone now With scars of sadness Of being alone Of the past She drowned of misery She drowned Of her own foolishness Of her own But then there was her ring the black ring on...
    PartyPoison04 PartyPoison04 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    Already Gone The clicking of a clock A reminder that time is running out I try to hurry The blood won't stop I must pick up the pieces... A knock at the door "Are you alright" No...
    hdial043 hdial043 16-17, F Jul 30

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    Watched It recently with my dad and u live it it's so funny :)
    HannahlovesHH HannahlovesHH 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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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...
    suicidegetout suicidegetout 13-15, F Aug 4

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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...
    suicidegetout suicidegetout 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 5

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    A moment of happiness, You and I sitting on the verandah...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F Aug 10

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    Kate Tempest is an epic fúcking talent; a beautiful story, beautifully told by a stormy young girl from East London.   
    JaneBloodyAusten JaneBloodyAusten 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    i love to read and write poetry. i especially love Edgar Allen Poe, his poems are beautiful and give me inspiration. i try to avoid writing poetry until i can publish my poetry...
    creepypastafan creepypastafan 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    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...
    ScorpionLove00 ScorpionLove00 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 28

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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...
    Zenais13 Zenais13 18-21, F Aug 10

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    I love to write poetry so anyone who needs a song message me. I write many types of poems
    SELIMebrahim SELIMebrahim 13-15, M Jul 20

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    I love the emotions poems put out there
    just0lexi just0lexi 13-15, F Jul 25

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    I love to write poetically and talk that way sometimes too-which confuses people a great deal!
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F Jul 28

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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...
    TehRex TehRex 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I love to write books as well! :) Well, I often imitate the style of Victorian women or men. I love Jane from Jane Eyre I pity Edgar Linton from Wuthering Heights I once wept for...
    Driftingminds Driftingminds 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    GOD given talents - poem Music is the rhythm of my heart Art is the expression of my soul Dance is the movement of my body Writing is the spitting image of my thoughts The love...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    GOD given talents - poem Music is the rhythm of my heart Art is the expression of my soul Dance is the movement of my body Writing is the spitting image of my thoughts The love...
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    GOD given talents - poem Music is the rhythm of my heart Art is the expression of my soul Dance is the movement of my body Writing is the spitting image of my thoughts The love...
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    Something inside me started to happen about ten months ago. He's been my teacher for three years, and last year, I started to feel something little, tiny, that grew into something...
    GlowingHeart GlowingHeart 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Shakespeare lover of mine, what inspired you to write pieces that stood the test of time? Did you take a deep breath, look around, and expressed what overflowed in your bosom? How...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    Oh dear heavens yes... My poetry is dark as crap. If you ever want poetry that will make you depressed then I've got you covered.
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Harriet The Spy: Blog Wars (2010) Step Up 3 For The Longest Time-Billy Joel Frozen-Madonna The Climb-Miley Cyrus White Flag-Dido Thank you-Dido Brave-Sara Bareilles Birthday-Katy...
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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...
    TitaniumSkyScraper TitaniumSkyScraper 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    Anyone else like to write poetry?x
    JaixxNinexx JaixxNinexx 31-35, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I love listening and watching myself on tape..its the motivation that drove me into music and poetry
    silentkev silentkev 22-25, M 8 hrs ago

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    Gravy by Raymond Carver No other word will do. For that’s what it was. Gravy. Gravy, these past ten years. Alive, sober, working, loving, and being loved by a good woman. Eleven...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    One of my favourites: The Cinnamon Peeler by Michael Ondaatje If I were a cinnamon peeler I would ride your bed And leave the yellow bark dust On your pillow. Your breasts and...
    aphroditespriestess aphroditespriestess 18-21, F 1 Response 30 mins ago

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    THE WIDOW The little church beneath the trees The soft and gentle autumn breeze The congregation looking glum The beating of a funeral drum The eyes behind a veil of lace The...
    SelangorNight SelangorNight 56-60, M 15 hrs ago

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    Devil in disguise Is all I can hear I try to find the words To describe how I feel A million come to mind Jumbled, scrambled Overwhelming emotion Always attached Our history is...
    greeneyedmomma greeneyedmomma 26-30, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    "teacher" the skilled craftsman he labors pen on page in nights silence the names and faces of his students vividly painted to him in small ways on each page the girl with her...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 5 hrs ago