I have been too deeply conscious of the mutability and evanescence of temporal things, to give any continuous effort to anything — to be consistent in anything. My life has been whim — impulse — passion — a longing for solitude — a scorn of all things present, in an earnest desire for the future.
Die Vorstellung gefällt mir: Edgar Allan Poe war Zeitreisender, und das erklärt so manches. Jake Offenhartz: Edgar Allan Poe Had a Time Machine and I Can Prove It. In the case of Poe, it was his fiction that was, well, stranger than fiction. Auf History Buff, einem Online-Magazin mit einem Web 2.0-Verständnis für Geschichte.