💎 The POEt
A Memento Insight by @kidd for POEtry Reading | Gilmore Girls
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Title: The POEt
Event: POEtry Reading
Event Date: 2022-06-16
Drop Date: 2022-06-16
Remarkist World: Gilmore Girls
Number of Editions: 10
-POE was born to David & Elizabeth "Eliza" Poe on January 19, 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts
-POE had 3 siblings, Henry, Edgar, & Rosalie
-POEs birth name was Edgar POE
-POE was possibly named after a Shakespearean character from King Lear
-POE was orphaned by age 2
-POE became Edgar Allan POE at age 3
-POE called himself Eddy
-POE was a champion swimmer
-POE gambled to fund his education
-POE attended UVA & West Point
-POE was a dropout
-POE married his cousin, Virginia, in 1836, he was 27, she was 13
-POE often wrote with his Siamese cat on his shoulder
-POE was the 1st American professional Writer
-POE was fascinated by Cryptography, Physics, & Cosmology
-POE theorized the Big Bang
-POE wrote a textbook in 1839, The Conchologist's First Book
-POE dabbled in love poems
-POEs teenage crush on a friend's mom led to one of his greatest love poems
-POEs greatest ambition was creating a journal of his own, The Stylus
-POE coined the word 'tintinnabulation' to describe the sound made by the ringing of bells
-POE was the first person to use the term 'short story'
-POE invented the detective fiction genre
-POEs The Raven was inspired by Charles Dickens' Crow
-POE was pen pals with Charles Dickens
-POE sold The Raven to The American Review, for $9
-POE considered a parrot instead of a raven
-POEs madman reputation was invented by a rival
-POE at age 40 died on October 7, 1849 in Baltimore, Maryland
-POE vanished for nearly a week before his death
-POEs sudden & bizarre death remains a mystery, possibly the result of Cooping
-POEs obituary was written by rival Rufus Wilmot Griswold
-POE recieved a bottle of cognac & three roses at his original grave marker every January 19, from an unknown visitor affectionately referred to as the"Poe Toaster"
-POE carried on writing even after he died
-POEs cat could not live without him
How did Lorelai assure Jim and Milly Hatlestad the Independence Inn would provide them safe lodging?
I want to be a witch when I grow up.
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