The tragic life of America's first internationally know poet ended at the age of 40 wandering the streets delirious and mad. He died a week later at the night of October 1, 1849.He had been buried at the cemetery of Westminster Church alongside the body of his wife. However, they state that on nights once the moon is complete his ghost rises from the tomb and wanders the roads and cemetery.The church yard was on the edge of town but today it stands surrounded by tall skyscrapers. Poe is in great business and a range of Baltimore's greats remaining the master of the macabre'.
If disaster is the reason for ghosts to roam the night time, it's not surprising that Poe haunts the small church.He had been born in a bag' because the son of two poor celebrities in Boston in the year 1809. Orphaned in 1812 he had been shot in by a Mr. John Allen and afterwards he included his foster dad's title to his own as a gesture of admiration for the guy who gave him a home but not embraced him. The youthful Poe revealed promise and was delivered to private colleges; entering the University of Virginia at age 17. They had been printed anonymously. During his weeks in the academy, there's a narrative that reflects his disdain for regulations.An arrangement was posted saying that gloves and boots should be worn at roll call every morning. The following morning he reported roll call wearing boots and gloves. He had been disregarded as a troublemaker the following calendar year.
Years after when he'd landed a job in a magazine, then he wed his 14-year-old cousin, Virginia, and moved in with her mum. His output of poems and stories attained its zenith with the book of these masterpieces as "The Raven","The Pit and the Pendulum" and "The Cask of Amontillado. "After twenty-five years of marriage, his young wife expired, sending the poet to a dark dull mourning. He tried suicide, drank to excess, and started a variety of tragic love affairs. In the previous couple of decades of his lifetime, he made only four poems. Traveling by train to New York, he disappeared only to flip upward, deranged, on the streets of Baltimore.
A number of puzzles exists about the death of Edgar Allan Poe and what actually happened in those last days of his presence. Many believe he fell victim to the use of powerful drugs and spirits. He might have ceased in Baltimore to go to the tomb of his wife and in a sense of despair started his final drinking spree which ended in death and insanity. The phantom of Poe is just one of many who haunt the church lawn.
A Civil War general is supposed to roam the graveyard still in pain over most of the fine young men that he arranged into specific death in a number of the conflicts of the American disaster. Another ghost is that of a crying kid rumored to have been buried alive by error and sobbing throughout the vaults and tombs. The ghosts are so well-known that groups often wait, expecting to capture a fleeting glimpse of a sheeted specter. Will the ghost of Edgar Allen Poe ever find rest? When it's all up to the prospective ghost hunters and vacationers, the reply must be nevermore!