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10 Striking Portraits of Edgar Allan Poe

Kate Scott

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Today is Edgar Allan Poe’s 207th birthday! To celebrate, here are 10 gorgeous, unique, creative portraits of the raven man.

Edgar Allan Poe Kyle Willis

© Kyle Willis, used with permission

“Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.” – Edgar Allan Poe

Tangible Boredom Edgar Allan Poe

© Zac Cortez, used with permission

“Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.” -Edgar Allan Poe

10 Striking Portraits of Edgar Allan Poe | David Gough

© David Gough, used with permission

“We loved with a love that was more than love.” -Edgar Allan Poe

10 Striking Portraits of Edgar Allan Poe | Carlo Giambarresi

© Carlo Giambarresi, used with permission

“They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night” -Edgar Allan Poe

© Chris Vector, used with permission

© Chris Vector, used with permission

“Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.” -Edgar Allan Poe

© CJ Draden, Used with Permission

© CJ Draden, used with permission

“I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.” -Edgar Allan Poe

© Jairo Guerrero, used with permission

© Jairo Guerrero, used with permission

“It will be found, in fact, that the ingenious are always fanciful, and the truly imaginative never otherwise than analytic.” -Edgar Allan Poe

© ShyyBoyy, used with permission

© ShyyBoyy, used with permission

“With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.” -Edgar Allan Poe

© Dan Coker, used with permission

© Don Coker, used with permission

“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

© Abigail Larson, used with permission

© Abigail Larson, used with permission