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I Love the Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe

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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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    "I became insane, With long intervals of

    horrible sanity" ~ Edgar Allan Poe
    Terrabyte12 Terrabyte12 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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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, 2014

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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

    .... 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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    "At morn- at noon- at twilight dim-- Maria!

    Thou hast heard my hymn! In joy and woe- in good and ill Mother of God, be with me still! When the hours flew brightly by, And not a cloud obscured the sky, My soul, lest it should truant be, The grace did guide to thine and thee; Darkly my Present and my Past, Let my Future...
    Terrabyte12 Terrabyte12 18-21, M May 26

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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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    "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 dream within a dream."
    elenabello elenabello 18-21, F 2 Responses May 26

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    DontBotherAskingCauseImNotOkay DontBotherAskingCauseImNotOkay 13-15, T Jun 19

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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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    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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    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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    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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    “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 5 Responses Oct 19, 2014

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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.
    YoureHighness YoureHighness 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    In my 8th grade language arts class all of the

    students were required to recite a poem of their choosing from memory. I hate public speaking so I hated this assignment until I decided what poem to recite. I chose Edgar Allen Poe's Annabel Lee. I chose that poem because I recently accepted the fact that I'm homosexual and was...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 31

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    I'm a crappy poet And I know it
    Imbloo Imbloo 16-17 2 hrs ago

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    yes i do.......i do love the sound of your voice and its various moods. you keep saying that you speak fast but i want to tell you what its like to hear you speak.....it was...
    snuffal snuffal 26-30, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    You're one in a million, my most special one; Your radiant smile is as bright as the sun; You're smart and caring and have many great charms, And my heart really sings when you're...
    Yorkshirelad86 Yorkshirelad86 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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    Is it true that nature is compared with feminine, then you have to equate my girl with angel ! is it true that sun is source of energy for many things, then i have nil-potent...
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    Is it true that nature is compared with feminine, then you have to equate my girl with angel ! is it true that sun is source of energy for many things, then i have nil-potent...
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    • The Gift • I could not wrap it, though it has strings for you to pull Much too long an empty vessel, but lately it's been full I could wear it, on my sleeve, but I'm not...
    Bramwellbooth Bramwellbooth 46-50, M 7 hrs ago

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    There, in Bettendorf in the box room advented the florescence of young love with blonde flaxen hair and cute confident smiles penetrated new dimensions in the mind: love. There in...
    absurdistt absurdistt 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    Red ribbon by moi Music: A Symphony Pathetique A winged victory for the sullen http://youtu.be/SbY0cMvU6dc The tidal respirations of our ocean lives, Breathing in and out...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 10 hrs ago

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    I hate you I love you I want inside you to pry open your soul between your ribs steal your beating heart I loathe you I need you I want to consume it all your moments, your...
    Azureskye Azureskye 18-21 14 hrs ago

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    I found these quotes and thought they are very inspiring for those of us who enjoy to write but sometimes feel like they have lost their creativity. "The secret of it all is to...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    “I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.” ― Edgar Allan Poe
    crescentsun crescentsun 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    Well I haven't written it yet but it started building up in a reply to a fellow veterans message on fb. It's about the 1000 yard stare, I'm having problems with it's rhythm or...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Rather than my usual rubbish I thought I would like to post some of my favourite poems. Here to start with is a little love poem by the Hungarian writer Attila Jószef. Don't try...
    JoeRidley JoeRidley 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    I'll be the first to admit, my "poetry" is very elementary, due to the fact that I'm not overly educated and intelligent...but be that as it may, here is a sample: You cause...
    guitarman493 guitarman493 61-65, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I do not love you except because I love you; I go from loving to not loving you, From waiting to not waiting for you My heart moves from cold to fire. I love you only because...
    kasiyat kasiyat 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Slipping on Mist Where is the joy of my precocious youth, that slowly slipped one morning into a mist, like a lover's lost affection for lips once kissed and sipped so sweetly...
    pone22 pone22 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    She corners me Then whispers me her poetic verses laced with love And although Id always find her art appealing I can't be with her This thing that she wants will never be...
    Brideofchucky Brideofchucky 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    The stories of Edgar Allan Poe, love them.
    Soulseeker80 Soulseeker80 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    He was the air I breathed, the love I felt, the sun that shined, the comfort of home. I loved him from the moment I saw him and that love never once wavered. He's the one male in...
    DisappearIntoSilence DisappearIntoSilence 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Poetry makes no sense to me at all. The only kind that may make sense to me is one in lay-man terms or something written by a child.😐😐😧 It's cool and all to write in...
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    This is a recent poem, 2006. STATUS “UNKNOWN” Shuffled like bureaucratic paperwork From desk to desk Status "UKNOWN" Second hand clothes Second hand love Second hand child...
    G0dzilla G0dzilla 46-50, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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