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I Love the Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe

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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, 2014

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    Annabel Lee BY EDGAR ALLAN POE 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 Than to love and be loved by me. I was a child and she was a child, In this kingdom by the sea, But...
    crandall71 crandall71 41-45, M Sep 21, 2014

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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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    "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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    I like all of his work

    but Tell Tale Heart is and always will be my favorite.
    Unapologeticallybrilliant Unapologeticallybrilliant 13-15, F Dec 27, 2014

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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 Than to love and be lov ed by me. I was a child and she was a child, In this kingdom by the sea; But we loved with a love that was...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 4 Responses Oct 19, 2014

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    "I became insane, With long intervals of

    horrible sanity" ~ Edgar Allan Poe
    Terrabyte12 Terrabyte12 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 8, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "All that we see or seem,

    is but a dream within a dream" I have this quote tattooed on my arm, and it never fails to bedazzle me. Edgar Allan Poe is definitely an amazing poet and he is by far my favourite.
    MsUnfathomable MsUnfathomable 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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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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    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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    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 52 Responses Oct 20, 2008

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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 1 Response Jun 11, 2012

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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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    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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    Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before. Edgar Allan Poe
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    In visions of the dark night I have dreamed of joy departed- But a waking dream of life and light Hath left me broken-hearted. Ah! what is not a dream...
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    The ring is on my hand, And the wreath is on my brow; Satin and jewels grand Are all at my command, And I am happy now. And my lord he loves...
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    Ah, broken is the golden bowl! the spirit flown forever! Let the bell toll!- a saintly soul floats on the Stygian river; And, Guy de Vere, hast thou no tear?- weep now or...
    ScorpionLove00 ScorpionLove00 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    Oh!!Yes!!!Yes yes yes!!! He is the inspiration for my own writing. I love his work and I love him. I wish I could have met him. My favorite is the Raven.
    Ashera22 Ashera22 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Eldorado was always my favorite.
    Jerrichoo Jerrichoo 13-15, M Dec 29, 2014

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    I have a giant book of alllll his work! It's a collectable and the the book looks beautiful. The pages have a silver lining.. He's an amazing writer. I've always admired him.
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    Let the Light Be The Guide Light has no country no boundary. It is omnipresent and omnipotent. It only enters where darkness resides. And as it so does, there it has purified...
    lightislove lightislove 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    Alone 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 source I have not...
    martin1600s martin1600s 22-25, M Jan 18

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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...
    martin1600s martin1600s 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    Love me some Edgar Allan Poe
    OrchidsNuBlu OrchidsNuBlu 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    "I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat." - Edgar Allan Poe
    StraCat StraCat 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    Beauty of whatever kind, in it's supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears Edgar Allan Poe
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    “Men have called me mad; but the question is not settled, whether madness is or is not the loftiest of intelligence...” ― Edgar Allan Poe
    josephwrites josephwrites 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 17

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    Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Jan 15

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    i trully love her and her brother Michael Jackson with all my heart and now that everybody knows that Michael Jackson is in a better place and we all know that . my favorite song...
    kaiikaiisweet1997 kaiikaiisweet1997 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    Sad Love Poems express anger, betrayal and heartbreak over a great loss. When our dreams are shattered, our vulnerabilities attacked and our soulmate exposed as a charlatan, we are...
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    It was another lonely evening In another lonely bar When across the crowded gathering I see, there you are Intoxicating beauty and grace and poise Seemingly unaffected by the crowd...
    1nicecharmer 1nicecharmer 22-25, M 26 mins ago

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    I still write a lot of novels, stories and other kinds of writing. I used to always write poetry. Every day. But I was very young and when I posted my poetry on sites like Booksie...
    Alpha8Wolf Alpha8Wolf 18-21, M Dec 30, 2014

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    "Bad Poetry" I call it bad poetry sometimes it's just stacked lines sometimes it's banal and trite I break the academic rules and write songs to be sung by fools Maybe I don't...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's been a very long time since I've written any poetry and it wasn't that great, in my opinion. The poem I'm about to share was written a good 5+ years ago. It was my last and...
    1forHIM 1forHIM 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    I am a poet and conceptual artist, and I have decided to devote my life entirely to my true calling. Please help me by sharing the following link or by contributing yourself...
    yeshuja yeshuja 31-35, M 1 hr ago

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    I spent so long on YouTube last night just watching slam poetry, it's so amazing and I found a ton of poetry by Wyatt Kat Fleckenstein, Ollie Renee Schminkey and Joy Young. Life is...
    flamingfangirl flamingfangirl 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6

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