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Here's to You Nicola and Bart

“The supreme court of Massachusetts has spoken at last and Bartolomeo Vanzetti and Nicola Sacco, two of the bravest and best scouts that ever served the labor movement, must go to the electric chair. 870 more words

Sunflower Field at Evening

I will be the gladdest thing
Under the sun!
I will touch a hundred flowers
And not pick one.
– Edna St. Vincent Millay, 16 more words


RIP, Genie.

I was so sad to read about Robin Williams’s death when I woke up this morning. This poem immediately sprang to mind, and I might as well share it somewhere! 256 more words


Literary Bad Girls- Part One

No one encapsulates the allure of the Bad Girl quite like Lana Del Rey with her haunting lyrics, eyes liquid with longing and lyrics syrupy with nostalgia as she sings her breakthrough hit Video Games. 810 more words

On Reading and Writing

Now and then I read a fiction novel.  Not so often, though.  I think I burned out on novels a decade or so ago.  I still read short stories, though.  175 more words


Day 566: Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay

Nancy Milford, author of an acclaimed biography of Zelda Fitzgerald, was able to gain unlooked-for access to Edna St. Vincent Millay’s papers to write this compelling biography. 802 more words


Quotidian: Typewriter Keys

Set the foot down with distrust on the crust of the world — it is thin” – Edna St. Vincent Millay