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Did Edgar and Virginia ever want kids? or did they decide not to? PLEASE tell me right away, thank you:)
-- Anonymous, May 03, 2001
The difficulty with type of question is that Poe did not write much about details of his personal life other than to explore his emotions and state of mind in art. Anecdotal information shows Poe getting along with and enjoying company of children- perhaps in a brotherly fashion since being an orphan himself he always was in part a child looking for a family? At the end Virginia was mainly anxious for Poe and all she could no longer do for him. Considering her youth, their dire, unhealthy poverty, moving around, and her early death from tuberculosis you mught make conjectures. No evidence I know of on what must have been a delicate and agonizing issue.
-- Anonymous, May 13, 2001
i hope he didn't that would be horrible they were fucking cousins
-- Anonymous, December 01, 2004