The monument in Baltimore that contains the remains of writer Edgar Allan Poe, during the pre-dawn hours earlier today. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption toggle caption Patrick Semansky/AP The Two-Way Nevermore? Mysterious Visits To Edgar Allan Poe's Grave Declared Over January 19, 2012 For decades, until 2010, someone appeared at Edgar Allan Poe's grave site in Baltimore before dawn on Jan. 19 — his birthday. Three roses and a half-filled bottle of cognac would be left. But after three no-shows, the tradition appears to be over.