Edgar Allan Poe influenced me

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Edgar Allan Poe influenced me early in life, writing poetry. But much later in life, I wrote Deafly Thinking, Hell Bent, Ode to Uncle Joe, Always, Angel of the Water, Darkly Winged  and Night Blooming Jasmine in that same spirit as when I was a young teen. One poem of his titled "Annabele Lee," moved me deeply. It … Continue reading Edgar Allan Poe influenced me

Deafly Thinking

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Arise and walk softly like dead men do Straight into that terrible night Follow them in the blackest tunnel of tunnels There, lies the burning image of all things past Where lights above pass quickly behind the corpse’s footsteps Catch up to him fella, he walks slow enough Tap him on his shoulder, he’ll turn … Continue reading Deafly Thinking