Extract from paper:
"Thy soul shall find itself alone
'Mid dark thoughts of the grey tomb-stone;
Not one, of all the crowd, to pry
Into thine hour of secrecy..."
These very words were from the poem "Spirits of the Dead" by Edgar Allan Poe. I remember my older sister, Sarah, constantly talking about Poe and his fascinating life. I wanted to learn more about Poe myself, so I chose my biography on him.
Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston Massachusetts January 19,1809. He was born to Eliza and David Poe, who were actors. Both parents would go on many theatrical tour, Poe and his sister, Rosalie, were left with h...