Today's the day! Happy Birthday Edgar A. Poe! Born 19 January, 1809.
Today we pay special tribute to Edgar Poe, who has brought thrills, tears and inspiration to millions around the world with his poetry, tales and writing.
Born in Boston, raised and schooled in Virginia and England, further educated in Virginia and West Point, created his timeless work and lived in Philadelphia, New York, Boston, Baltimore and Richmond, knew heart-break in New York and met Death in Baltimore, the brief and incredible life of Edgar A. Poe fascinates and speaks to his readers and devotees to this day.
Happy Birthday, Mr. Poe, wherever you are.
May this day bring you new readers and fans who have yet to discover the wonder of your words.
19 January 2016
Poe For Everyone