Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there wondering, fearing,
Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.
Lifestyles of the Poor & Famous
Despite the overwhelming popularity of The Raven, it netted Poe a total of $ 24; over half of that amount was charity that he received for what may have been a draft. Adjusted for inflation, his literary masterpiece netted him a total of $ 754.91 in 2018.