Edgar Allan Poe- the man, the myth, the legend

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  1. pinkflyingwalruses

    pinkflyingwalruses Beatnik

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    Are there any other Edgar Allan Poe freaks out there? I absolutely adore his books. So creative, and just a hint of a psychopath.
     
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    javelin98 does anyone read these?

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    I read The Raven to my kids last Halloween; gotta love Edgar. My favorites are Cask of Amontillado, Tell-Tale Heart, and The Gold Bug.

    Which one's your favorite?
     
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    I love the Tell-Tale Heart. All time favorite. :D The Pit & the Pendulum & Red Mask are good short stories too.

    Best telling of the Raven is on the Simpsons. Gotta luv Bart & Homer in that poem. haha
     
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    javelin98 does anyone read these?

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    "D'oh! Stupid censer!"
     
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    Lady_of_Shalott Weaving the Magic Web

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    Poe is the man! I think "The Raven" is my all-time favorite. He has some really weird stuff too. Has anyone read "The Angel of the Odd"? Strange, but cool...
     
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    From what I have read, I like alot. But truthfully, I haven't read alot of his works yet. Maybe no more than 3 or 4 poems of popularity. Dark writing always intrigues me, so perhaps someday when I find time I will read more. *rants about having no time to do anything:p*
     
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    My fav's are a cask of amontilldao, and I believe it's called the black cat.
     
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    I've only ever read "The Raven" and I enjoyed that. Probably should take the time to read some more.
     
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    pinkflyingwalruses Beatnik

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    yes precioussssss, read more of the eap, erm, *coughs to clear throat* sorry, got caught up in the moment there.
     
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    Akasha the high cost of living

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    yes! :D
     
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    frodogurl49 Jedi Sabermistress

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    I had some issues with the black cat, because I've got one myself. but i adore the tell take heart and annabel lee
     
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    pinkflyingwalruses Beatnik

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    oh, I'm not really the biggest cat lover in the world. so I thought it was pretty good.
     
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    Just a hint of a psycohopath? Don't you think that is a little bit of an understatement?
    Edger Allen Poe is weild but sorta intersting but not quite my cup of tea
     
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    edgar allan poe isn't a psychopath, what are you trying to say? haha
     
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    Tolman Muggworts claymore wielding hobbit

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    I've never read any of his books. But, they seem pretty out there. I need to read one sometime.