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Prompt #36 : On Time (and Poems on Time)

While thinking about how to get this prompt posted on time, it occurred to me that time is one of the central organizing themes of poetry (and of art) — … 332 more words


Renascence by Edna St. Vincent Millay


This is exactly the kind of poetry I aspire to write; lyrical, clever in rhyme and imagery and extremely emotional.

I just read this and it is now one of my favourite poems, probably because I can relate to it and I really love poetry that just seems like a piece of someone’s soul turned into art.


What Lips My Lips Have Kissed by Edna St. Vincent Millay

……….What Lips My Lips Have Kissed

What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why,

I have forgotten, and what arms have lain

Under my head till morning; but the rain… 91 more words


Love Is Not All

Love Is Not All
a poem by
Edna St. Vincent Millay

Love is not all; it is not meat nor drink
Nor slumber nor a roof against the rain… 1,706 more words

Agape Love

Book Post

There is nothing more fun than getting a book in the mail.  Or at least for me there isn’t.  And this isn’t to mock the lovely letters I get from my friend, but oh books… 120 more words


Poetry Friday: Dirge Without Music

Dirge Without Music

by Edna St. Vincent Millay

I am not resigned to the shutting away of loving hearts in the hard ground.

So it is, and so it will be, for so it has been, time out of mind: 188 more words


My Candle Burns

i take a flame, my

blessing candle

shines and burns.

i will light another at

the end, to bless us both,

for nothing truly ends… 159 more words