AuthorName: Gary Wright
Age Range: 20s - Early
Dialects: American Southern
Virginia Clemm Poe playfully challenges her husband, Edgar Allan Poe, to write a poem that successfully captures the "depth and complexity" of his feelings for her.
Last night, I said there are certain types of feelings in life that cannot be...View Full Monologue Text
Last night, I said there are certain types of feelings in life that cannot be expressed in words, and Eddy disagreed. In that tone he takes, when he?s convinced he?s dealing with an imbecile. Oh, he's insufferable. He informed me that my language skills are approximately those of a baboon.
(she imitates him)
Sissy darlin? you may lack the virtuosity to articulate your deepest feelings, but I myself am a fluent English speaker, and there is no sentiment so lofty that I, the great Edgar Poe, cannot capture it in verse.
So... I invited him to write a poem, capturing perfectly, in all their depth and complexity, his feelings for me. He's been hard at it all day. (smiles sweetly) And how are you progressing, my love?
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