Did you know his biographer kept the bones of Poe's wife under his bed?

21 Reasons Edgar Allan Poe's Life Was Stranger Than Fiction

It's no wonder that Edgar Allan Poe wrote such sad stories; the guy lived a depressing life.

From his parents abandoning him to his wife's premature death to the mysterious end of his own life, bad luck seemed to follow him like a curse.

Even so, he managed to secure a lasting spot as one of the most iconic writers in history.

Almost everyone recognizes his name and can name at least one of his works, but we bet most people don't know these weird and fun facts about America's favorite pessimist.


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