All That We See or Seem Is But a Dream Within a Dream

The fabled Poe Toaster, who for decades had commemorated Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday by leaving three roses and a half-drunk bottle of cognac at the author’s Baltimore grave, failed to show for a third straight year last night, bringing a close to one of Baltimore’s most enduring — and most mysterious — traditions.

Will we ever know who it was or what has happened to them if they even existed in the first place?