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I would like to know if there was a real Annabelle Lee? If there was who was she?
-- Anonymous, March 06, 2005
No there wasn't, it was a poem based off his thirteen-year old cousin/wife, though, changed her name in the poem to make it easier to rhyme.
-- Anonymous, March 07, 2005
lol no, he didnt change the name to rhyme... Poe never used real names, he is always refering to someone else, or a collection of other people... in this cases it is thought that it may be his late wife Virginia... but that can be debated
-- Anonymous, March 08, 2005
Annabelle Lee was a hot piece of ass.
-- Anonymous, March 09, 2005