Gimbling in the Wabe – The Pebble in His Shoe

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“The past is a pebble in my shoe.” ― Edgar Allan Poe Ah, life.  It is fascinating.  Life stories are fascinating.  Sometimes, putting aside a writer’s manuscripts and looking at their “mundane”, real world life proves to be as fascinating as the stories they tell. Take Edgar Allan Poe.  I’ve […]

Edgar Allan Poe House Reopens In Baltimore

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            From THP: Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake took a swig of cognac along with Kristen Harbeson, the president of the nonprofit Poe Baltimore. The two then exchanged a stuffed raven. The occasion was the Saturday reopening of the Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum, which […]

5 Literary Mysteries That Have Never Been Solved

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We love this post from The Huffington Post. Check out these “literary mysteries” discussed in The Things That Nobody Knows: 501 Mysteries of Life, the Universe and Everything. Who wrote Beowulf? The epic poem Beowulf is the most important surviving work of Anglo-Saxon literature. Known only from a single manuscript […]