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Type: Poet
Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 19/01/1809
Date of Death: 17/10/1849


 

Edgar Allan Poe Quotes > With me poetry has not been a...

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With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Edgar Allan Poe
About: Passion, Poetry

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