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    A Dream Within A Dream by Edgar Allan Poe 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 but a...
    QueenAwesomePants QueenAwesomePants 36-40, F 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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    lookingwindow lookingwindow 41-45, F Dec 19, 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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    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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    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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    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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    I wrote part of one of my poems on his front

    lawn in New York many years ago, and memorized every single poem of his in High school. I wish his play was published, but it did not get its time in the public eye like it should have been. I have written a few poems in honor of this great poet and will surely enjoy his work in...
    SubtleSins SubtleSins 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 14

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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 was gonna publish a poetry book but the publisher said no one was into poetry anymore :( It saddened me
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    I didnt know what came over me to write this but it had consumed half of my thoughts :) I am in love to a wonderful guy Who is way different from any other guy He's wise, cute...
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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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    I was reading this experience, most of them in English. I do like to write poems but in Spanish. So let me do it :). Cuanta belleza Amada luna Que iluminas mis noches Llenas de...
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    i've written a few poems now and i really like it.It feel's like an intelligent achievement and i certainly don't get to feel that often i'm probably not very good but it's fun to...
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    I wrote this for someone special This isnt good but I wanted to say Thank you for turning my night into day Thank you for giving me a reason to live Thank you for the love that...
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    i know lots of people hate me because i am not so good but few people surely love me because they know that my little goodness is not fake.......
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    A set of pains and then no feeling Believe It harms you not Called to attention The powerlessness of your right hand Yet ability for growth A deeper understanding A measure to...
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    ...PsYcHoThErApIsT... I'll show you love make you hate feed you dirt until you hurt You'll taste the pain feel the fears my thirst you'll slake with all your tears I'll peel...
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    Still haunted by your presences, Of the ones I couldn't save. Afraid to close my eyes, Afraid to get the sleep, Which you have eternally. I can't close my eyes, Without seeing...
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    My lips were chapped My skin were dried My life had died My heart had stopped Years gone by My lifeless body lie Into the wake of the dead Where i expired Memories of me...
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    When Day turns to Night I will fall into darkness fall away from the light falling, falling so deeply, when day turns to night The darkness is good, it makes my heart take flight...
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    I never thought much about What was gonna come next I never planned where I Was gonna stay tomorrow. I never really thought much about my future. But today, someone asked me Where...
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    Argue Mind numbing pain like its splitting my brain every time we argue about something i did wrong And after the blame game everything's the same back to the way things were...
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    I have a lot but this is one of my favorite ones based off of an abused boy who wrote A Child Called It. Neglected Child: "HELP me!" a whisper calls, into the dark I hear. And...
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    'Im just tired. Tired of speaking. Tired of smiling. Tired of breathing. I'm just done.'
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    Its my only escape. When everything is trying to eat me
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    "I was never really insane except on occasions when my heart was touched ." Edgar Allen Poe
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    “And all I loved, I loved alone.” —Edgar Allan Poe
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    I've always been a sucker for love and romance. When I was a little girl I would often day dream about meeting my special someone. I used to be all about writing love letters and...
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    When I was a baby I lived in Ernest Hemingway's childhood home. Now that I'm older I love to write. Poetry and music I love it all. I always joke that I get my writing interest...
    AmericanPie91 AmericanPie91 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I've always been a poet. Several poems of mine have been published. I have a very open mind and poetry is the only way I get my feelings out.
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    [Verse 1:] What would I do without your smart mouth? Drawing me in, and you kicking me out You've got my head spinning, no kidding, I can't pin you down What's going on in that...
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    Rain,you came today as a guest Drenched my clothes at best! Curves of my body you adore My lover stares at them and admire, I too stare at him , forget to enquire My eyes present...
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    Dedicated to my love, truly in love with her <3 You are the gentle breeze You are the oxygen i need You are my sun beam The light that helps me see You are my heart pumping...
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    ^^ so i am like a really very romantic person and i love love <3 i am gonna share some beautiful quotes on/about love Nothing better than to love and be loved.Right guys? :) So...
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    Anyone hear Lilly Allen's latest tune, "Its hard out here." What a catchy tune! http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=E0CazRHB0so
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    To you ,I'm an atheist.To God,I'm the loyal opposition.-Woody Allen.
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    To my fellow poets. If you’re interested in expanding your poetry horizons I suggest joining a poetry sharing site. Some are better than others. Stay away from sites that require...
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