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Maria Poe Clemm, Mother-In-Law of Edgar Allen Poe.
Poe's mother-in-law, Maria Poe Clemm

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Edgar Allan Poe Was Born
January 19, 1809

In "The Tell-Tale Heart," a man commits a murder and hides the body under the floorboards in the house. But, he begins to go mad, hearing the wild beating of his victim's heart getting louder and louder. Try reading "The Black Cat," or "Murders in the Rue Morgue."

Poe also wrote romance, like his haunting poem "Annabel Lee:"
"For the moon never beams without bringing me dreams
Of the beautiful Annabel Lee
And the stars never rise but I see the bright eyes
Of the beautiful Annabel Lee"

What do you know about the life of the man who wrote these strange tales?

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