You can have a look at my last year’s post on Edgar Allan Poe, 201 today. 

Poe is again in the news, as a new portrait has recently come to light, and one that depicts him without his usual dour, mournful look, busy at work:


See the full story at the Boston Globe and the Canadian Press online.  The image  is expected to bring $30,000- $50,000 at auction.

And on another Poe note, the mysterious visitor to Poe’s grave in Baltimore, who has appeared without fail since 1949, did not show last night [perhaps because the Poe Museum curator and a group of people were laying in wait all night?]