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I Love the Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe

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    A Dream Within A Dream

    .... In a night or in a day, in a vision or in none. Is it therefore the less gone?......
    BrokenTomBoy BrokenTomBoy 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2013

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    Annabelle Lee Is My Favorite.

    It moved me to tears. It's just so powerful.
    LaceinBlack LaceinBlack 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 27, 2012

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    Eagerly I Wished The Morrow;

    This particular excerpt from the Raven actually has inspired me to no longer be eager to to postpone things. Midnight arrives and you already hope that the day is done with and another morrow occurs. This is a fallacy in life. Do not be eager for the morrow. Be prepared and...
    startingpointguard33 startingpointguard33 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 2, 2012

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    One Of My Favorites

    Is it possible to be in love with a dead poet? I had to name my cat Edgar Allan Paw.
    highwavingheather highwavingheather 26-30, F Jun 21, 2010

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    Never Really Never More

    ya know, ive never really been into edgar allen poe poetry,,, i dont barely remeber his words and meanings either,, when i looked for poetry though he'd b the 1st guy i'd look for, i admire him.      once again although i never got into into into his...
    thsone thsone 22-25, F Apr 26, 2010

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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 down under the sea, Can ever dissever my soul from the soul Of the beautiful Annabel Lee." I can't get over how beautiful Annabel Lee is. Poe's love...
    impulsivedreams impulsivedreams 16-17, F Dec 9, 2013

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    Just A Dream

    All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream. Edgar Allan Poe
    VincentVanGogh VincentVanGogh 13-15, F Jun 27, 2012

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    A Dream Within a Dream

    I first read this is high school and fell in love with it. It was shortly after the break-up with my first boyfriend and the poem seemed to capture my feelings. All these years later, and after much study of life, the universe and everything, I do think that all we see or seem...
    datura datura 56-60, F 53 Responses Oct 20, 2008

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    Poe Event In Charleston, Sc In October

    "Edgar Allan Poe:  Back From the Grave" is a yearly performance art event on Sullivan's Island, near Charleston, SC.  It takes place inside the historic Fort Moultrie where Poe was a soldier.  It includes dozens of actors, amazing special effects and musical...
    creativecarol creativecarol 56-60, F Mar 2, 2010

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    Poe Ingredient

    If I could make myself the perfect (imperfect) soul mate, he would be a mixture of Edgar Allan Poe, H.P Lovecraft, William S. Burroughs with a dash of Sylvia Plathe for good measure.
    Trenchantly Trenchantly 18-21, F Dec 1, 2012

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    Eap

    Poe is my idol. I write dark poetry. He inspires me.people say my writing is like his, but he will always be better. He's the king of poetry!
    CamAnn CamAnn 16-17, F Oct 17, 2012

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    Edgar Allan Poe: Life, Love And Poetry

    There is, but one man, whom by simply uttering his name, brings along visuals of the dark and dreary horror of the most secretive parts of the human psyche. Edgar Allan Poe; his reputation precedes him as a man with a grim imagination--with tales of terror, murder and petrifying...
    SoulSucker SoulSucker 22-25, F Jun 11, 2012

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    The End Of "The Raven"

    by Poe's cat.I had posted this story before. But due to it's hilarity I just had to post it again.On a night quite unenchanting, when the rain was downward slanting, I awakened to the ranting of the man I catch mice for. Tipsy and a bit unshaven, in a tone I found quite craven...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 16, 2013

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    "Alone” (1875) 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...
    Lightsinmotion Lightsinmotion 70+ 1 day ago

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    I don't really write poetry but love reading it and would like to be able to express myself like poetry hehe
    smileyvegan smileyvegan 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    If you have some to share, please tell me where I can find it! I've written some on my profile if you're interested, but please share your poems with me. I'm sure they're amazing!
    Buzzy959 Buzzy959 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    As if you were on fire from within.cc The moon lives in the lining of your skin.
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Social War A courageous young mother Whose life was no walk in the park Working so so hard so her kids don't suffer She's my definition of a role model No older brothers or...
    shabazz213 shabazz213 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    “And all I loved, I loved alone.” —Edgar Allan Poe
    iamawildchild iamawildchild 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    "I was never really insane except on occasions when my heart was touched ." Edgar Allen Poe
    LavenderTeal23 LavenderTeal23 31-35, F a week ago

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    I had almost given up until I found my gift of word....now what I mean is I one day decided to create a fake profile and a real one. One posting as some supermodel guy who loves...
    apolloburnstar apolloburnstar 18-21, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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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...
    proudsocialist proudsocialist 56-60, M 5 days ago

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    I write poetry. I love poetry(: I like the fact that you can write how you're feeling, that's it's calming, and entertaining. I write mostly dark poetry. I write love poems here...
    Ipromiseyou Ipromiseyou 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYouThe Qur’an- God’s Eternal Challenge to Mankind (Part 2/6): HISTORICAL CONTEXTA challenge only has...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Mar 23

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    'Enivrez-Vous' Il faut être toujours ivre. Tout est là: c'est l'unique question. Pour ne pas sentir l'horrible fardeau du Temps qui brise vos épaules et vous penche vers...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F Mar 31

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    I write poetry I love it ... how you gently weave the words into a wonderful song that only you can hear ... I love poems and poetry I do I feel like it gets out all of my...
    emmawinterfrost emmawinterfrost 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    This is a poem I wrote to someone I fell in love with. Long story short, he had to leave and I've been... very sad ever since. So many components lead to my suicide attempt.. I...
    DancingWithFire DancingWithFire 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Sure my poetry is not great but I still make poetry but I keep it a secret because most of it is about my love and lust for my crushes.
    Inlovewithtecher Inlovewithtecher 16-17, F Apr 5

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    I was gonna publish a poetry book but the publisher said no one was into poetry anymore :( It saddened me
    ReeseThompson0424 ReeseThompson0424 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I think poetry is very fascinating so I'm always open to reading some. Feel free to message me poetry! :)
    tolii tolii 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Creating Poetry is my only escape from a world that doesnt understand.... My words will tell you about my life and how **** it is. Poetry is the only escape....
    Callmedarvi Callmedarvi 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I like to write funny poetry like this limerick I made in class during the poetry unit AHEM. I once had a cat He looked like a rat I took him to school But he fell in a pool And...
    louisrcac louisrcac 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    She sits on her bed Yelling at him through technology Tears stream down her face She's close to losing it She's lost all trust She's gone forever Her poor little soul Lost as...
    BaileyJean14 BaileyJean14 13-15, F Mar 31

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    I really love writing poetry and dedicatinh it to people I really love and who are my inspiration. I just wish that someday, I can find someone who will write a wonderful poem for...
    nocturnalninja nocturnalninja 18-21, F Apr 1

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    Hey guys n gals, hope you are all well. I've just written a little something and wanted some feedback and as you know it's difficult to show someone your poetry face to face. I...
    Jamesvernon Jamesvernon 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Just going through some of my poetry... And I thought I would share some (: I wrote this poem for the man i loved, my best friend, when he was still with us in this life - R.I.P...
    yellowfeelings yellowfeelings 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    'Have you ever kept looking for something Never knowing what it was, but knowing it was lost forever?' Been in a real poetic mood lately. But I havent quite the 'zing' back...
    Tearystar1027 Tearystar1027 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    "Jezebel Rose.....I love you." we went walking in the birdsong breezes hand in hand in the spring grass 'neath the juniper tree and her heart sung me a lullaby so sweet her heart...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Mar 20

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    "this is morning in her arms" she opens a pack of sheffield english type number five cigarettes i rest my head in her lap as she reads a french newspaper its raining in paris and...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 2 Responses Mar 21

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    The Song Of Solomon - Kate Bush http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owAkE4GLH4w The Song of Solomon The song of everyone Who walks the path Of the solitary heart The soul cries out...
    Cherbelle Cherbelle 41-45, F Mar 25

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    When an old man died in the geriatric ward of a nursing home in an Australian country town, it was believed that he had nothing left of any value. Later, when the nurses were going...
    nick030 nick030 22-25, M Mar 30

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    Well, Some of my poetry.. "What to do... What to say... When someone u love feels far away... Things have changed and new courses are made, and how i still wish things would just...
    StevensTHEname StevensTHEname 26-30, M Apr 3

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    (im no good at this poetry stuff...but whatever) Unrequited I did something I knew I shouldn’t have Something so foolish I am now ashamed I never should have said, I love you...
    Muramasa Muramasa 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    "I drown poetry" (a shout out to my fellow teenager) roses are red, violets are blue, here's five more poems fvck you :p
    Dissonant Dissonant 18-21, M Apr 7

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    It's always been a good past time for me to just chill and think about weird and random thoughts in my head and for 3 years now i have been writing these weird and random thoughts...
    BlockiestJet753 BlockiestJet753 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My poetry for English HW I knew the world was cruel But I don't know what to do I was always such a fool Never using what I knew The memories overtake me And I feel I ought to go...
    Radjad Radjad 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I'm sorry I'm ugly all that I am and I can never live up I'm failing I'm angry afraid of the ways they pretend to be us it's ****** up I'm different words remain my only escape...
    Caveman03 Caveman03 22-25, M Mar 29

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    Some more old poetry (: Bite and Hold On: The stars lined themselves up in the sky, like marbles ready to trip me over. That's the sort of crazy I'd like to walk over anyway...
    yellowfeelings yellowfeelings 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    OK, I didn't write this, but I'll offer it in memory of the very funny , lovely guy who did: There was a young man called Doherty Who wrote bloody awful poetry The lines didn't...
    bornlate58 bornlate58 51-55, M Apr 2

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    Hi there, Here is a poem I have taken from my personal journal. I would like to share it with you. This poem is about a prolonged, painful breakup about a year and a half ago.. I...
    snowpetal snowpetal 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Have you ever lived a poem? I have. First the poem, then the story. We were very tired, we were very merry— We had gone back and forth all night on the ferry. It was bare and...
    sailor764 sailor764 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Poetry is what helps me explain my thoughts clearly
    geo92 geo92 18-21, M