Edgar Allan Poe fan club


Edgar Allan Poe fan club

 We shiver with delight at the tintinnabulation of The Bells. We swoon For Annie and sigh for Annabel Lee. We are drunk on Amontillado as we laugh at the Angel of the Odd or Why the Little Frenchman Wears is Hand in a Sling. We are mesmerized by one of the greatest American writers in history.....forevermore.



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Latest Activity: Apr 14, 2017

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Music for the Master

Started by Rev. Demetrius Hunt Apr 9, 2017. 0 Replies

So, does anyone here have music that instantly makes them think of Poe's works? For me, Alice Cooper's "Ballad of Dwight Frye" makes me think of his poem "Alone". "Sound of Silence", in any of it's…Continue


Started by Arabella Porter Aug 23, 2014. 0 Replies

       If Edgar Allan Poe had a kid, what would their name be? Write a short summary of their life story. :)Continue

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Meet The Writer

Started by Arabella Porter Aug 15, 2014. 0 Replies

         This is just something I thought of for anyone who feels like they need a good essay or prompt to pass the time.           If you were to hang out for one night with Edgar Allan Poe,…Continue

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Started by Arabella Porter Jul 24, 2014. 0 Replies

So, my fellow Poe fans. When you read short stories or poems, don't you ever feel like there aren't enough parodies? What stories or poems would you most like to see as parodies and if you were to…Continue

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Comment by Sgt. Ian MacBrooke on October 24, 2015 at 11:23pm

I trip'ed o'er this little bit o' dark fluff as I was traipsing along the interweebs. Pray enjoy at your leisure

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Comment by Datura Senkora on September 11, 2014 at 3:29pm
Comment by Sgt. Ian MacBrooke on June 4, 2014 at 7:09pm
Comment by Marshal Sir Jon Marshall on June 4, 2014 at 5:08pm

True! Nervous...very, very nervous had I been and am! But why would you say that I am mad? The disease had sharpened my senses...not destroyed them.

Comment by Gwyn on September 1, 2013 at 7:38pm

That is good news, Lizzie. I wonder when it will officially open to the public?  I've been to his home in Philly, but last I was there it was pretty stark, just empty rooms except for the film.  I've been to the one in Baltimore, too, but did not go inside.  It had been closed, dunno if it reopened or not.  Did go to his gravesite, though.  His was a sad life.

Comment by Lizzieluv Trinkets on September 1, 2013 at 5:55pm
Comment by Arabella Porter on June 28, 2013 at 2:13am

I've never seen anyone dress up as Edgar Allan Poe to a Steampunk event. I see Lincoln quite a bit as well as Mark Twain but never Poe. Does anyone else find this surprising? not that I go to many Steampunk events. That would probably be a factor.  

Comment by Gwyn on June 2, 2013 at 1:10pm

This is a silhouette I cut and is my own personal interpretation of what I think Poe would have looked like, perhaps a few years before his death. As far as I am aware, there are not very many existing silhouettes attributed to being him. I’ve only come across two, one of which looked as though he would have been much younger, the other not at all how I think he would have appeared, thus, I cut my own :)


Comment by Gwyn on May 24, 2013 at 8:34am

I'm glad you liked it :)

Off topic, but I read in an article that Christopher Lee (who has a marvelous voice) is such a fan of Tolkien he reads Lord of the Rings once a year and would quote on the set, word for word, excerpts. Dunno how true it is. He portrayed a fantastic Saruman ('of many colours', just as Lee. himself, has worn the robes of many different characters :)

Speaking of voices :) I, for some reason, am very fond of John Hurt’s voice. It is similar to Sean Pertwee’s and Mark Sheppard’s. I wonder if they are from the same area, or if it is just the raspiness. It may be why I like Tom Waits', too, maybe.

Comment by Gwyn on May 21, 2013 at 8:00pm

She gave it to me about 3 years ago, I think she got it on ebay.  Geez, I just checked there (ebay) and it's cheaper than what you quoted, but still expensive! Wow, I better take good care of it!


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