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January 20, 2005

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To Poe!

Filed under: Traditions I love.

Every year since 1949, a mysterious man has stolen to the grave of Edgar Allen Poe on January 19 to lay down a part-empty bottle of fine cognac and a trio of roses. The man, who’s known as the “Poe Toaster,” wasn’t deterred by this year’s cold spell.

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Posted January 20, 2005 at 8:50 | Comments (4) | Permasnark
File under: Briefly Noted, Gleeful Miscellany

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/copied over to my file as well.
Cool.

do you have any pics of him?? if so, coment back and ill give you my REAl email

Posted by: stacey on January 3, 2006 at 01:56 PM

Poe toaster picture.

I do not know to this day who the Poe Toaster is.

Posted by: Vasili on July 26, 2007 at 10:26 AM
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