Today would have been Poe’s birthday. Born on 19 January 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, he died aged 40 on 7 October, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.Keep on Reading!
I mean, c’mon, wht’s not to love about these Poe-ka dot socks. They are one of my favourite things.Continue reading
And the Raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sittingOn the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door;And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon’s that is dreaming,And the lamp-light o’er him streaming throws his shadow on the floor;And my soul from out that shadow that lies floating on the floorShall be lifted—nevermore!
Edgar Allan Poe is one of my favourite horror writers – hence the blog title and this quote from his poem The Raven.
I am so obsessed that not only did I visit his grave in Baltimore, I also dragged a friend through the Bronx to visit his house, own a poe-lka dot tote bag and a pair of Edgar Allan Poe socks. Yes, these things exist.