Today is Edgar Allan Poe’s 207th birthday! To celebrate, here are 10 gorgeous, unique, creative portraits of the raven man.
“Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.” – Edgar Allan Poe
“Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.” -Edgar Allan Poe
“We loved with a love that was more than love.” -Edgar Allan Poe
“They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night” -Edgar Allan Poe
“Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.” -Edgar Allan Poe
“I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.” -Edgar Allan Poe
“It will be found, in fact, that the ingenious are always fanciful, and the truly imaginative never otherwise than analytic.” -Edgar Allan Poe
“With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.” -Edgar Allan Poe
“The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where one ends, and where the other begins?” -Edgar Allan Poe
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