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One poem that affected your life?

by TheAngstyPoet on October 25, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Back in eighth grade, my English teacher promised we would get an A if we memorized "The Raven." Needless to say I was smitten with it. I memorized nearly half of it and can still spit the first stanza. "The Raven" was really where poetry started for me.


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