Poe's Death

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As much inofrmation, regarding the death of Edgar Allan Poe?

-- Anonymous, November 15, 2003


it is said that he died of rabies (proved by a doctor in new york) but i think that he was too drunk to handle himself and passed out... a month later died. sorry if that doesn't help, but there are more answers about this. Other ppl asked the same question as you.

-- Anonymous, November 15, 2003

Unfortunately, we are left with nothing definitive concerning the death of Mr. Poe. He may have died of rabies, possibly beaten, or drugged, or really anything else that has been devised over the centuries, though we cannot be certain when talking about his death. The most reliable source should have been the doctor that attended him (Dr. Moran at Washington College Hospital, on North Broadway Street in Baltimore, MD), but he retold the story of Poe's death over and over again such that its validity was more or less lost amidst the embellishments. Poe was found on the side of a street in Baltimore on the 3rd of October and was taken to Washington College by carraige the same day. Moran did conclude that Poe was not drunk, so the incoherence may have been induced by having been drugged or head trauma (there is a theory that he was mugged, as his original clothes were believed to have been exchanged for a set much more tattered). He drifted in and out of conciousness, occasionally speaking some out-of-place phrases according to Moran, but this testamony is at best unreliable. On the morning of October 7th, 1849, Edgar Allan Poe died of what Moran termed "lesions on the brain." The last words he is believe to have uttered were "Lord help my poor soul," as related to Poe's aunt, Maria Clemm by Dr. Moran. For more regarding the author's death, the website www.eapoe.org has uselful information. I am sorry that I cannot provide any definitive answer regarding his death, but that is something no one can do. I hope that this may have helped you.

All Respects and Regards,

-- Anonymous, November 15, 2003

I believe Poe died by choking on a HUGE penis

-- Anonymous, November 19, 2003

I think he died because he looked at Mark Tyler!!!!!

-- Anonymous, September 14, 2004

I bilieve he died because he ran into a krypton warrior. and then that krypton (kellel) punched through his bodie. then he ripped out his heart and replaced it with red kryptonite. which then brought poe back to life. now he has been reborn as a powerful kryptonian person named Jarell. it's true i saw it all happen. WEll! g2g fulfill my kyrpton destiny. "Bye"

-- Anonymous, September 26, 2004

i dont know how he died but hes dead so who cares

-- Anonymous, October 26, 2004

HA!! i say ha... you people dont get it, POE ISNT DEAD!! he's living in the jungle with a band of little orange midget monkeys, and allll he eats is trail mix and seashells...

-- Anonymous, December 22, 2004

We think that Poe died in Barcelona because we saw him the day before in the 'Ovella Negra' drinking like mad.

-- Anonymous, February 20, 2005

You guys are gay

-- Anonymous, March 13, 2005

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