“Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,
Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore,
While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping,
As of someone gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door.”
Glenn brought back his dramatic reading of Edgar Allan Poe’s poem “The Raven” in time for Halloween on today’s show.
“Every Halloween, we spend some time with Edgar Allan Poe for just a few minutes so people can remember what the spoken word and what real literature is really all about,” Glenn said.
A fan of Poe and/or Gothic horror? If you want to hear Glenn’s take on Poe’s short story “The Tell-Tale Heart,” listen here: