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♪♫ Happy Halloween! Poetry to set the mood

Edgar Allan Poe stands alone as a master of the macabre. His poetry turned his personal tragedies into a fearful descent into madness. Now, one of his most frightening poems has been brought to life in this reading of "The Raven."

Online sci-fi store Quantum Mechanix has started the Web series, QMx Masters Series, that "distills performance down to its purest form: a single camera, a microphone, the actor and you."

The first episode puts you up close to John De Lancie (known for playing Q from "Star Trek: The Next Generation"), as he devolves into the tragedy-riddled man who could not get rid of the maddening bird.

Just in time to creep us all out for Halloween:

(Thanks, io9!)

By Melissa Bell  | October 29, 2010; 9:00 AM ET
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To further stimulate the mood, view a couple of Gorey Intellectual poems at: fewforeverwords.wordpress.com

Posted by: writerid | October 30, 2010 12:50 AM | Report abuse

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