Thursday, January 19, 2012

Sorrow for the lost 'Poe Toaster': No cognac, roses left at grave

For the third year in a row, the “Poe Toaster” -- who regularly marked the birth of Edgar Allan Poe with a tribute of three roses and cognac -- failed to make the  nocturnal trip to the writer’s original grave in Baltimore, thus apparently ending a tradition that lasted more than half a century.
-from LATimes

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