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I Love the Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe

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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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    “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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    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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    "I became insane, With long intervals of

    horrible sanity" ~ Edgar Allan Poe
    Terrabyte12 Terrabyte12 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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.
    MsDesolated MsDesolated 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 11, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    fleabagmonkeyface fleabagmonkeyface 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 6

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    I do not love you as if you were salt-rose, or topaz, or the arrow of carnations the fire shoots off. I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the...
    AcousticAnne1 AcousticAnne1 26-30, F Mar 22

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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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    ...And about 10% of the time, it's decent, haha. It started with a love of rhyming; when I was a toddler, one of my favorite things to do before bedtime was listen (and try to...
    DepressedDemigod DepressedDemigod 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    And he was so perfect and he was so nice and he was so caring and he wasn't real. It's been almost two years and we keep going back and forth. I'd disappear, he'd disappear. One of...
    tracingletters tracingletters 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 22

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    How to kill someone with your love You have the power to break a heart. Know her fears, know her secrets, Then abandon her, it will tear her apart. Smile when you talk to her...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I am confused, my thoughts crowded of my soul being tortured. Each time I sleep, my dreams are filled with blood of the innocence and dammed. My sight clouded with shadows of...
    bluehappyness bluehappyness 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    I love poetry It allows me to write my emotions instead of using violence as the answer The silence I used to hold in,I get to write it without no one getting what i'm talking...
    AjaxJaxson AjaxJaxson 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I found this poem today sums up all I am thinking and feeling today.. He's her sickness, with him she's unwell but well at the same time. He,s her drug, without him life's hell He...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    My first attempt at posting my poetry to the public.. Leave feedback? I sit here and drown in my own sorrow Hoping I don't make it to tomorrow Depression is latched on to me...
    PoeticMystery PoeticMystery 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    I love poetry, and its been a while since ive read some but ive always like the "how do I love thee" style of mockery. Although its dark, it didnt quite fit in any of the dark...
    lass1 lass1 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    poetry is a beautiful thing. i love rhyming poetry. i used to write a lot of it and i was so good at it. the words would just pop in to my head so easily
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F Apr 9

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    Summer poem, Hello everyone, I started this account a few moths ago but haven't posted a thing since. Now behold! That has changed, Today I'm going to be showing you a piece of...
    awesomecupcake awesomecupcake 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    If you love slam poetry like I do, please watch this 3-minute slam poem of mine called "Skinny Love." :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DkkjZ7-GJLk
    Musicwillsaveyoursoul Musicwillsaveyoursoul 16-17, F Mar 25

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    Poetry is how we say to the world, and to each other, "I am here." I talk about poetry as a way to document the world and our common experiences, to say what needs to be said in a...
    jonbz17 jonbz17 22-25, M Mar 28

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    Here's some poetry: Who Are You Really? (poetry about being confused about if someone actually cares) Who Are You Really? I wish we could talk about our feelings Sometimes I...
    SeeingAuras SeeingAuras 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Here's something that I thought up around Valentine's Day in my school's poetry club. I didn't really expect to write anything: You know it's strange A poem about love Never comes...
    UnbalancedHero UnbalancedHero 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    This one is again more of a bad song. Since I've been driving a lot, I've been listening to the radio more. There are a lot of songs about drinking and some of them seem a bit...
    oneinawillian oneinawillian 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Painting is a kind of visual poetry as poetry is a kind of verbal painting....
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    The line of poetry I am using is from a poem called The Little Boy Lost by William Blake Title: ‘Father Father, where are you going?’ Drip, drip, drip. The sky was crying...
    nightstar123 nightstar123 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Man and Woman Man is the most elevated of creatures, Woman the most sublime of ideals. God made for man a throne; for Woman an altar. The throne exalts; the altar sanctifies...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 7 Responses Mar 21

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    This is not my usual poetry.. This is me being raw before I explode. Enough. Leave me in peace. How can you expect me to like you when you unknowingly fractured my own ability...
    sweetartventure sweetartventure 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 23

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    Lost In You (poetry about being completely enraptured with someone) Lost In You I can't think of anything else but you I worry I'm not good enough for you I'm forgetting the...
    SeeingAuras SeeingAuras 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I have published my book of poems on Kindle. It is listed at .99 but will be free for 5 days beginning Friday the 17th. I will renew that free offer as long as Amazon allows.The...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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