Edgar Allan Poe

By: Mariah Brooke Macks

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Edgar Allan Poe was alive from 1809 to 1849. He is famous for both his gothic horror writing and the gothic horror of his life. He was only paid $9 for his poem "The Raven" Although there was no official record detialing how many poems that he wrote, 57 of his poems were publishied

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Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary,Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore,While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping,As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door.`'Tis some visitor,' I muttered, `tapping at my chamber door -Only this, and nothing more.'

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