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Illustrated Thursday - Moriturus, stanzas VII to IX - Millay

When I illustrated “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird” by Wallace Stevens over the summer, each stanza really called out to me individually and I explored all sorts of media and compositions. 74 more words

Poetry

Illustrated Thursday - Moriturus, stanza IV to VI - Millay

It is week 2 of my serial illustration of Edna St. Vincent Millay’s wonderful poem “Moriturus.” If you can’t wait for me to go through the whole poem week by week, you can skip ahead and read the whole thing… 17 more words

Poetry

She's Still Something To Me

I’m still reading Nancy Milford’s biography of Edna St Vincent Millay – Savage Beauty.  I didn’t know that she was addicted to various drugs of her day.  113 more words

Poetry

WHAT LIPS

I’ve been feeling this poem all week.

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

What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why, 115 more words

INSPIRATION FRIDAY

Illustrated Thursday - Moriturus, stanza I to III - Edna St. Vincent Millay

I’ve been wanting to serially illustrate another long poem and I finally settled on the beautifully lyrical Moriturus by Edna St. Vincent Millay. I plan to illustrate three stanzas at a time and if I adhere to my plan, it will take me 13 weeks – matching the length of my “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird” series over the summer (if you are curious, you can check out the final entry of that series… 34 more words

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Thanksgiving Reflections

O world, I cannot hold thee close enough!

   Thy winds, thy wide grey skies!

   Thy mists, that roll and rise!

Thy woods, this autumn day, that ache and sag… 253 more words

Life

Happy Thanksgiving!

May your life be filled with joy and gratitude, now and always:

God’s World
Edna St. Vincent Millay

“O world, I cannot hold thee close enough! 106 more words