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Monday, 19 January 2004
For decades, a hooded man has left cognac and roses at the grave of Edgar Allen Poe each January 19, thus marking the macabre writer’s birthday. In 1993, the visitor left a note that read, “The torch will be passed.” And passed it was, apparently to the visitor’s sons. All we know about them is that they’ve mucked up a tradition with lame notes they leave behind. This year, we learn that they are anti-French louts who cannot proofread. Listen carefully: I think I hear Poe rolling down there.
posted to /news at 6:19pm :: 1 response

katya had this to say (01/20/2004 09:42:49):
Wow. Talk about fucking up a tradition. Next year the people watching from the church across the street should pummel the guy.

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