Tuesday, June 12, 2012


I'm working on a new Edgar Allan Poe wreath for our Etsy shop, inthecrystalpalace. Hope to have it listed sometime next week. Whatsup with you? 

"Much of Edgar's career, too, may be understood as a sort of prolonged mourning, an artistic brooding-on and assemblage of the fantasies activated by an ever-living past. As no product of his imagination would put to right what had gone wrong or restore what he once possessed, he would begin over and over, repeating in new forms, different imagery, and fresh characters and scenes the dilemma which he presented in his new volume as the peculiar condition of his existence:

I could not love except where Death
Was mingling his with Beauty's breath--"
(excerpt from Edgar A. Poe: Mournful and Never-ending Remembrance by Kenneth Silverman, published by HarperPerennial, New York, NY ©1992)

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