Good evening! How nice of you to drop by . . .
We were just beginning our virtual trip
back to the origins of the mysterious, horrific and mad,
to meet the creator of this very popular literary genre: Mr. Edgar Allan Poe.
Through the technical magic of the Internet, you will meet Mr. Poe,
who used his pen to publish his tortured human nature.
You will also read his work and judge for yourselves:
before Vincent Price, Steven King, or Tim Burton,
there was the one who started it all,