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Culture Connoisseur: My World Poetry Day Selection

Pitchfork has this video series called Over/Under: in an episode, an artist or band gets a random set of subjects and things. They then have to say whether that subject or thing is overrated or underrated, with a little bit of explanation about why they feel that way. 987 more words


March 19, 2017 - Spring


by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Read by Emma Rye https://textspeech.files.wordpress.com/2017/03/spring.mp3

To what purpose, April, do you return again?
Beauty is not enough.
You can no longer quiet me with the redness… 97 more words


On First Looking Into Milford's Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay

Down, down, down into the darkness of the grave
Gently they go, the beautiful, the tender, the kind;
Quietly they go, the intelligent, the witty, the brave. 1,372 more words


Please Make It Stop

My great grandmother’s cousin (this is my paternal grandmother’s mother’s father’s niece: blink and it makes sense for a millisecond) was the esteemed poet Edna St. 474 more words

Book Reviews

The Suicide by Edna St. Vincent Millay

“Curse thee, Life, I will live with thee no more!
Thou hast mocked me, starved me, beat my body sore!
And all for a pledge that was not pledged by me, 1,134 more words


Towards the end of days

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! 878 more words