“Edgar Allan Poe”. – D.W.Griffith‘s 1909 silent film, based on the life of Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)

Edgar Allan Poe‘s birthday today.   We’ve written extensively on the Poe-Ginsberg connection – see, most significantly,  here –  (also here, here, here, here, and here)

We featured last year, poet Gregory Corso‘s charming painting/visualization of Poe. Here‘s another one (a colored pencil drawing – a detail from a larger drawing, “Edgar Allan Poe, Drinking in a Fordham NY, Tavern”, dating from 1989-1990) – For full details on this particular piece – see here)


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