Google Fails Poe

Today is Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday. Writers, readers, libraries and blogs everywhere are lauding the master of dark words… everyone but Google.

The search bar, which regularly highlights people I’ve never heard of with cute gifs, games, and graphics, is mundanely normal today. Where are the ravens?

Google, you disappoint me.

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About Angela Yuriko Smith

Angela Yuriko Smith is an American poet, publisher and author. Her first collection of poetry, In Favor of Pain, was nominated for an 2017 Elgin Award. Her latest novella, Bitter Suites, is a 2018 Bram Stoker Awards® Finalist. Currently, she publishes Space and Time magazine, a 53 year old publication dedicated to fantasy, horror and science fiction. For more information visit or
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