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“I long for Silence as they long for breath                                                                                         whose helpless nostrils drink the bitter sea” 10 more words

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Love is not all

Love is not all: it is not meat nor drink
Nor slumber nor a roof against the rain;
Nor yet a floating spar to men that sink… 110 more words

My World

#NaPoWriMo 2018 Day Eighteen

Can die as others do.

Who wants to live forever

Not the lark, not you,

No one can outrun time

No thing that ever flew, 342 more words

The world stands out on either side, no wider than the heart is wide

Edna St. Vincent Millay, 1892 – 1950

All I could see from where I stood
Was three long mountains and a wood;
I turned and looked another way, 1,396 more words


Millay’s Spring

Yesterday’s Edward Thomas poem “Thaw”  had an irony, he had rooks, a bird used symbolically to represent death, as messengers of Spring’s arrival. Walt Whitman ironically… 694 more words


Edna St. Vincent Millay: "Renascence" (1917)

Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892 – 1950)

An American poet and playwright, Edna St. Vincent Millay received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1923; and the Robert Frost Medal in 1943. 409 more words


Melian and Spring

A little over a month ago, we adopted a six-month-old kitten from a local shelter. We named her Melian, which is from the Silmarillion (and other books about Tolkien’s mythology). 732 more words