Poe – Writer and Poet

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Edgar Poe

I thought it was about time I did an article on Edgar Allan Poe. He has influenced many great writers and without him literature as we know it today would not be the same.

Edgar Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts, January 19 1809. His parents were only around for a year or two after he was born. His father left and his mother died a year later, making Edgar an orphan. He was taken in by a Frances and John Allan, but never formally adopted, his name became Edgar Allan Poe. In young adult-hood Edgar became more and more interested in writing. Poetry was the form of writing that Edgar seemed to be most fond of before he decided to try his hand at stories. Much of Edgar’s work has a dark romanticism about it. Edgar Allan Poe died October 7th, 1849 under mysterious circumstances.

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2 thoughts on “Poe – Writer and Poet

  1. Laurette says:

    Continue adding new content and keep your visitors coming back for more. If you hold a degree in economics, for example, writing about progressive and regressive tax would be ideal.

    • LadyRaconteur88 says:

      That’s great advice Laurette. Thank you. I’m more of a creative writer, which is why I post links to websites that specialize in writing advice. However, this is something to consider. I appreciated the feedback. Take care.

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