|Mount Auburn Cemetery|
Some in her circle believed that during a time of estrangement from her husband she struck up an affair with Edgar Allan Poe. Rob Velella, whom I mentioned in Monday's post, who is most knowledgeable about Poe, thinks there was not an affair, but, rather, something like a doting friendship. In Poe's poem "A Valentine" Frances Sargent Osgood's name is secreted; find it by taking letter one from line one, letter two from line two ... et etera.
|Frances Sargent Osgood|