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#1127090 - 04/26/17 10:59 PM Edgar  
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What can I say....I love Poe...


Edgar
by Tammy Jann
2017

The tick, tick of his heartbeat goes on and on
while the clock is pounding each minute gone

His madness drips words down to his hand
and they slowly fall off the tip of his pen

His brandy-stained lips seek the glass once more
liquid fire numbs him down to his core

thoughts dark and black like the raven's wing
are warping the story that he's creating

The noise in the room punctures his brain
and the man on the page is driven insane


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#1127415 - 05/05/17 12:34 PM Re: Edgar [Re: TamsNumber4]  
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Yes, indeed, Tammy. I felt I was sitting in that chilling, gloomy room of doom with the master of the macabre. Nice, descriptive writing!!! I'm sure he sees your words and is smiling, somewhere....

#1127967 - 05/22/17 11:45 PM Re: Edgar [Re: TamsNumber4]  
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Nicely done, Tammy. Like the reference in the first line, and the second stanza is sweet. Enjoyed the read.

Deej

#1128632 - 06/23/17 05:51 AM Re: Edgar [Re: TamsNumber4]  
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Quite Poe-ian! =)


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#1128996 - 07/11/17 09:39 PM Re: Edgar [Re: TamsNumber4]  
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this is as close as I have read to the little bit of that insanity in us all. very visual write to me Tam


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#1129267 - 07/23/17 10:48 PM Re: Edgar [Re: TamsNumber4]  
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Frank,

Thank you so much for your thoughts on this, I am so glad it took you somewhere! This is one of my favorite poems and I love reading it at libraries!!

Tammy


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#1129268 - 07/23/17 10:50 PM Re: Edgar [Re: TamsNumber4]  
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Dee,

I am so happy you liked it, I love that stanza as well, I wrote it at a psychologists office! LOL! I was in a strange mood and it just flowed out and I love reading it to other people, I really appreciate you taking the time to give it a go!!

Tammy


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#1129269 - 07/23/17 10:50 PM Re: Edgar [Re: TamsNumber4]  
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Brian,

Why THANK YOU, I appreciate you stopping by and reading it!!

Tammy


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#1129270 - 07/23/17 10:51 PM Re: Edgar [Re: TamsNumber4]  
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Lane,

Always happy to see you and I am glad it resonated with that insanity inside! LOL!

Tammy


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