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Illustrated Thursday - Moriturus, stanzas XXXIV-XXXVII - Millay

We have come to the last four stanzas of Moriturus (and hopefully to the last stanzas of winter too!). Thank you all for joining me on this journey. 110 more words

Poetry

Did I Serve? I've Never Been Under Fire

February 24, 2015

There’s a certain luster in having served in the military. Members of Congress like to claim it, journalists, too, even when these claims don’t turn out to be accurate. 469 more words

Peace And War

"What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why," by Edna St. Vincent Millay

My good friend Jaine Sirieys posted this yesterday.  It’s powerful, and I love it.

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

by Edna St. 119 more words

Another Piece of Poetry

Travel
By Edna St. Vincent Millay

The railroad track is miles away,
And the day is loud with voices speaking,
Yet there isn’t a train goes by all day… 112 more words

2015

"And the Oscar goes to..."

Of course Feb.22 is known for many things.  Birth anniversary of President George Washington, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Robert Baden-Powell.  On a Feb.22 in the 19th century, the first Woolworth’s five-and-dime (ancestor of today’s dollar stores) opened.   204 more words

Travel by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Edna St. Vincent Millay
February 22, 1892 – October 19, 1950

TRAVEL

The railroad track is miles away,
And the day is loud with voices speaking, 87 more words

Poetry

River of Blood

The battle of Verdun began 99 years ago on this day in 1916.  A battle that lasted 303 days, involved over 1.4 million troops and resulted in a quarter of a million casualties.   420 more words

Poetry