Saturday, January 19, 2019

10 Weird Things About Edgar Allan Poe: Happy Birthday, Edgar!

Happy Birthday, Edgar Allan Poe, born January 19, 1809

For all the Poe-aholics out there comes this wonderful post from Matthew Mercier at the Tor website.    

10 Weird Things about Edgar Allan Poe.  Check them all out, including #1-his love of cats.

He loved Cats. Really.
Contrary to the famous and nasty depiction of a man gouging the eye of a poor feline in “The Black Cat,” Poe adored animals. His own kitty’s name was Catterina.

So raise a glass of Absinthe.. Nevermore..

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Oh look artwork by Mister Sam Shearon!