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I Love the Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe

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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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    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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    What I Would Give To Meet Him

    "Deep into that darkness, peering.... ....Long I stood there... ......Wondering.... ......Fearing..... ........Doubting" Never has there been a poet nor master of short stories to capture my emotions, imagination, and curiosity as EAP has. He...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 16, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    The Alan Parsons Project...

    Tales of Mystery and Imagination, boy did I play the groves off of that one. Any other fans?
    warmwhisper warmwhisper 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 1, 2010

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    To F_______s S. O________d Thou wouldst be

    loved? - then let thy heart From it's present pathway part not! Being everything which now thou art, Be nothing which thou art not. So with the world thy gentle ways, Thy grace, thy more than beauty, Shall be an endless theme of praise, And love - a simple duty...
    MissButterfly007 MissButterfly007 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18

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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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    Related Experiences

    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 day ago

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    Hey, for those of you who like dark poetry and art it would be great if you checked out my work and told me what you think. http://laila12345.deviantart.com/gallery/
    Theworldismyhell Theworldismyhell 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    A broken plate. That which is forgotten. Even upon returning to it, The truth shall forever remain the same: It will never be whole again, No matter how great the regret...
    bkf2 bkf2 22-25, M Jul 18

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    Cedar Creek Muse Yesterday evening before it turned dark The songs of a wood thrush and meadowlark Music welcoming in the coming night While a sphinx moth awakens on my porch...
    Atehequa Atehequa 56-60, M Jul 9

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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 5 days ago

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    Poetry is good Poetry is fun I like writing poetry But I'm not very good at it
    michaeln41 michaeln41 41-45, M Jul 8

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    "There is no beauty without some strangeness" - Edgar Allen Poe
    oaklynK7 oaklynK7 13-15, F Jul 6

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    Just too a British lit class love Blake and Brownings porphyria's lover not talented enough to write myself but love the way some poets use the sound of words to express a mood or...
    jnoga jnoga 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    This summer, I am going on a guided study trip with some friends. I happen to like one of my friends (I fall for every guy taller than me), but something is hinting to me that he...
    RadicallyGreen RadicallyGreen 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Hey , for those of you who love dark art and poetry , it would be great if you could checkout my work and tell me what you think. http://laila12345.deviantart.com/gallery/
    Theworldismyhell Theworldismyhell 18-21, F a week ago

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    Hey , for those of you who love dark art and poetry , it would be great if you could checkout my work and tell me what you think. http://laila12345.deviantart.com/gallery/
    Theworldismyhell Theworldismyhell 18-21, F a week ago

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    Hey , for those of you who love dark art and poetry , it would be great if you could checkout my work and tell me what you think. http://laila12345.deviantart.com/gallery/
    Theworldismyhell Theworldismyhell 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    So one of my closest friends and I read a poem that a shepherd wrote to his love called 'The passionate Shepherded to his love' , then a different poet responded in a poem to the...
    anotherpasserby anotherpasserby 16-17, F Jul 3

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    From Hallmark to the Notebook, Im sure we've all experienced the cheesy comebacks, and the repetitious romantic love letters. And since poems usually start with "Roses are red...
    auraboreale auraboreale 18-21, F Jun 29

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    This summer, I am going on a guided study trip with some friends. I happen to like one of my friends (I fall for every guy taller than me), but something is hinting to me that he...
    RadicallyGreen RadicallyGreen 16-17, F Jul 7

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    DON MCLEAN "American Pie" A long, long time ago I can still remember how That music used to make me smile And I knew if I had my chance That I could make those people dance And...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    ​This summer, I am going on a guided study trip with some friends. I happen to like one of my friends (I fall for every guy taller than me), but something is hinting to me that...
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    Romantic Death I saw Death in the Face That was after I saw Stars-- Upset was I at the disgrace That He shall meet with pallid interest An image of God, or whatsoever they say(who...
    alkaem alkaem 18-21, M 40 mins ago

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    It started 18 months ago in a serious way, sharing feelings and thoughts in word on pad. Now I'm up over 200+ poems and looking into publishing a coffee table book of my poems and...
    slimmmerman slimmmerman 41-45, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I am a poet, but my words do not flow. I am an artist, but my drawings I do not show. I am an actress, with no movie or show. I am sad, but my tears do not flow. I have a gift...
    KOOLKAT446 KOOLKAT446 13-15, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Deadly Secrets In a blood red ink My secrets are revealed My skin is my paper A razor my pen Slowly I wright my story It started as tallys Counting Always counting Then it turned...
    NEBookWorm NEBookWorm 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I love you,I love you,oh yes i do.this love,that love,yes it is true.for you are the one,one for me.deep in love with you,oh yes thats me.want to tell you,i love you babe!your love...
    dad2one dad2one 41-45 9 hrs ago

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    I love you,I love you,oh yes i do.this love,that love,yes it is true.for you are the one,one for me.deep in love with you,oh yes thats me.want to tell you,i love you babe!your love...
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    I love you,I love you,oh yes i do.this love,that love,yes it is true.for you are the one,one for me.deep in love with you,oh yes thats me.want to tell you,i love you babe!your love...
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    I love you,I love you,oh yes i do.this love,that love,yes it is true.for you are the one,one for me.deep in love with you,oh yes thats me.want to tell you,i love you babe!your love...
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    I love you,I love you,oh yes i do.this love,that love,yes it is true.for you are the one,one for me.deep in love with you,oh yes thats me.want to tell you,i love you babe!your love...
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    I love you,I love you,oh yes i do.this love,that love,yes it is true.for you are the one,one for me.deep in love with you,oh yes thats me.want to tell you,i love you babe!your love...
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    I love you,I love you,oh yes i do.this love,that love,yes it is true.for you are the one,one for me.deep in love with you,oh yes thats me.want to tell you,i love you babe!your love...
    dad2one dad2one 41-45 9 hrs ago

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    I love you,I love you,oh yes i do.this love,that love,yes it is true.for you are the one,one for me.deep in love with you,oh yes thats me.want to tell you,i love you babe!your love...
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    If you Forget Me I want you to know one thing. You know how this is: if I look at the crystal moon, at the red branch of the slow autumn at my window, if I touch near the...
    summerbloom summerbloom 31-35, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    (not much of an) Ode to Jimmy Choo or Holy $hit, I might smell like elephant c**t At my desk, with bated breath I sit and think of thee I wish sure feet and best of health To...
    BeauDaddy BeauDaddy 61-65, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I lost myself in the chaos that is my life I'm forever drowning inside Gasping for air Wishing I could make things right Demons have resided in my mind Playing tricks on the human...
    xchelseydawnx xchelseydawnx 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    "John Wayne and Lace" On the beach, alone and cold Wanting the warmth of the sisterhood. My restless heart climbing the hill, Breaking the silence of brotherhood: "You are all the...
    weepingveil weepingveil 41-45, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago