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The famous creepy portrait depicting Edgar Allan Poe as a baggy-eyed weirdo was far from what he really looked like

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Bonus facts The famous creepy portrait depicting Poe as a baggy-eyed weirdo was far from what he really looked like. Actually, he was a very¬†athletic¬†and handsome universal sportsman, holding a record for swimming six miles up the tidal James River in Virginia. Written in 1841, his “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” short story has…