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An obsession of "Nevermore"

 


Edgar Allen Poe was born on this day, January 19, 1809 in Boston, MA.

I don’t remember how old I was, whether I was in high school or college, but I do remember the first time I read, “The Raven.” I can equate the experience to being forced to attend what I expected to be a boring pot luck dinner, instead discovering that they were serving a devilishly dark chocolate truffle with raspberry sauce that no one else wanted, so I was happily allowed to devour it slowly, one bite at a time, savoring each delicious morsel at my leisure. Even now, nearly thirty years after reading it for the...



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