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I Love Edgar Allen Poe

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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 1 Response 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, T Mar 19, 2013

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    lookingwindow lookingwindow 41-45, F Dec 19, 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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 26, 2012

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    Deep into that darkness peering,

    long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before. Edgar Allan Poe
    Luvmylexus Luvmylexus 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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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, 2014

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    Two elderly women are at a Catskill restaurant. One of them says, "Boy, the food at this place is just terrible." The other one says, "Yeah I know. And such small portions." Woody...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Mar 13

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    This poem is for my father God rest his soul. Daddy how much I misd you Daddy today is February 7, 2015, I cant believe it's been 11 years it's been to long, How I shed some...
    Tweetybird2012 Tweetybird2012 46-50, F Mar 12

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    This poem I wrote for my best friend it comes from my heart Best friends Rhonda your my best friend From the moment we met, And I cant tell you how glad I really am...
    Tweetybird2012 Tweetybird2012 46-50, F Mar 13

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    This is a short poem about my 6 year struggle against depression, I might still be fighting but I am hopefully done with beating myself up over it. I hope you guys enjoy. Down...
    roguelustxxx roguelustxxx 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    Call it what he will...dark, lousy, sappy, mediocre, political, etc...I call it bright, inspiring, beautiful, brilliant, etc..... ....L❤️VE his writing...YES I DO!! John...
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 41-45, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Do so many people actually write poetry, looking at their experiences? It's kind of hard to believe, man.
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    This one is about killing someone you love, and the thought process that runs through your mind. Trying to get into the mind of a murderer is hard work, though. The Bliss of...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F Mar 1

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    Sapphire eyes And there you were All along My greatest love A love I once knew rekindled My heart opened and you stood at the gate Our special connection intimate moments shared...
    mguinm mguinm 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    The Werewolf's Cry I feel Luna give me power As I stay awake in this night hour When I look up at the sky I know I hear the werewolf's cry Eyes gold filled with love, looking at...
    YoungPup101 YoungPup101 13-15, F Mar 7

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    THE GENIUS OF LIFE the ocean inside me has dried for so long I've tried to hold on to fall out of love from you before every of it is gone tell me what is left what hope have i...
    Dobev Dobev 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    I know she's out there, dreaming of me, as i dream of her. Awake, or asleep, I can see the life that awaits, one day, not so far away. Fields of green as far as the eye...
    IntoTheHorizon95 IntoTheHorizon95 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    Cupid's Battle The blooming mist, moist and black Hugs our wrists, like an iron tack. Our eyes lock onto each others' Like two rays intertwining In the surroundings of unknown...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    A Tale of Windswept Mysteries Thrusting myself upon the unknown Tearing away straws of plants full-grown The nature's beryl stands tall with a charming little sapphire Crumbling...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I'm sorry if you think this is horrible. I don't think this is the best I've written myself. Strangled by a Curse Cries shatter the eerie silence Lonesome tombs, at rest but...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Broken Promises Yesterday I came by to see, How you were and how you've been, I spoke to you of my Plan B, And the world ahead that I now see, For without you I could not live...
    SapioT SapioT 41-45, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Regretted Moments Shrouds glinting Spirits flickering The death being raised The sacrifice is placed. For the pain a soul carries Only her sweet mother marries Sons and fathers...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    Thank you Chris.. I owe you for putting words in my silence. 
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M Mar 5

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    This one is a bit unclear. Just a story I formed in my head. It's okay to not understand it, because I myself don't. Gloria Cathedral Grim torch-bearers carry the wood The wood...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    "Tell me you feel it? That longing to not just exist, but to live and to live beautifully?"
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Lessons Never Learnt Relentlessly I stab Counting the wounds on a tab The red smudges my book Indicating the lives I took. Her glassy eyes gazing at stars Once dreaming of Mars...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F Mar 19

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    This goes out to all the outcasts of the teen society. I know we deem ourselves as uncool, ugly, nerds/etc and kill ourselves everyday for it, but even people like us can rise from...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Phenomenal Heart-Thieves Cobblestones, colorful, decorate paths Like tiny, petite mosaics in swaths They lead to something dreadfully fathomable What it is and what it wants are...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    It Was(n't) Meant To Be Glittering blue tears stain my hand Your eyes, dark green, embrace the land. The earth below is about to get filled With your worthless remains, cold and...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    -- MY EMOTIONAL SUICIDE -- the eyes open wide no tears, cause the oceans have dried. No, not me, i had tried to hold on, i had cried to let go, to take side with happiness, with...
    Dobev Dobev 18-21, M Mar 20

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    And I absolutely suck at coming up with titles. Harsh Breezes As my hands stroke your soft fluffy coat Eyes raping the pure white goat I wonder if such wondrous elegance persists...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    When spring has sprung And chores be done Thoughts turn to maids Oft decked in braids And how they look Like a good book Between the covers
    Cjray57 Cjray57 56-60, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Today I am a glowing angel with bloody hands. today I'm an angry hermit forced into the midst of a crowd. My jaw is tight. My face burns. My ears ring. Today I can breathe fire...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    I wrote this for some I had feelings for- ******* joke! Of that I may not have Only leaves me wanting more Like the strong mighty waves Pounding the seaside shore Catch one I may...
    justjim2u justjim2u 51-55, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    The Devil's Embrace As shooting stars fly by tonight Filled with wishes, full of light There always comes a darkness blue Red of stake, green of hue. Memories and plights to...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Pearls and emeralds sparkle and dance To the beam of the tragic moonlight trance Bitter but sweet, tried but simple The story has to end, to make all nimble. The craft designed by...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    It's called Nevermore and it's based on The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe and is one of the greatest songs we have ever preformed in my middle school concert band (two years ago) we got...
    Shortandsweet1999 Shortandsweet1999 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    My favorite poem is the Raven and the tell tale heart Edgar Allan Poe is amazing
    tuonogyrl tuonogyrl 13-15, F Mar 1

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    Sometimes I'm terrified of my heart; of it's constant hunger for whatever it wants. The way it stops and starts. Edgar Allan Poe
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    "Joy is not being in love and not being bitter. It is agreement. It is friendship. Joy is a polaroid army crawling its way into life. It is being beautiful without a man telling...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 5 Responses 3 hrs ago

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