I have been reading the collected works of Edgar Allan Poe. He is one of my favorite writers and poets. I love his works. Edgar Allan Poe was a genius, born way ahead of his time. I read something he wrote once. He said he would imagine his readers and what they would want from him. That would be his goal as he wrote. I couldn't help but think that is an admirable goal.
I also think he was the first American Gothic. He always wore black. He had the dark hair and dark moustache and his works were so dark.
If you have ever read any of his short stories, then you know that he was a genius. I cannot believe the stories he wrote or where he could have possibly come up with those ideas.
If I could be one tenth of the writer/poet that he was, I would be a highly successful author! Here's to one of my favs - Edgar Allan Poe. May his works live on forever.