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Millay and Kerouac Rejections

I learned a lot about Edna St. Vincent Millay on the Stuff You Missed in History Class podcast. She was one kick-ass lady and her unconventional extraordinary life is an inspiration for us unconventional artists. 186 more words


I shine

My candle burns at both ends;

It will not last the night;

But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends –

It gives a lovely light! 6 more words

Short Poem Saturday - Second Fig - Millay

A Saturday morning spent playing around with photo collages and a cheeky Edna St. Vincent Millay epigram is time well spent, I say!

Have a wonderful weekend, enjoy the collage, and perhaps be inspired by these three links: 293 more words


Vintage verse - I shall forget you presently, my dear (Sonnet XI) by Edna St. Vincent Millay

I shall forget you presently, my dear (Sonnet XI)

I shall forget you presently, my dear,
So make the most of this, your little day, 104 more words


The Art of Disappearing

It’s the rare writer or artist who’s not trying to figure out how to disappear. Even the ones who seem to spend a lot of time in the public sphere, reading from their work, or speaking , or doing the hustle: they still know that their best work depends on disappearing. 663 more words

The Poet In The World

Poem of the week: Edna St. Vincent Millay - Here is a wound that never will heal, I know

Here is a wound that never will heal, I know,
Being wrought not of a dearness and a death,
But of a love turned ashes and the breath… 98 more words