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Poetry by the Sea, Pt. 1: Edna Rules

“Edna rules!” a woman declared to me in the hotel hallway, waving a vigorous fist. “I mean, Vincent!”

I organized a panel  on Edna St. Vincent Millay for Poetry by the Sea, an annual writing conference in Madison, Connecticut. 646 more words

Edna St. Vincent Millay

You see, I am a poet, and not quite right in the head, darling. It’s only that. —  Edna St. Vincent Millay in a letter to her mother as to why she must live alone, … 19 more words

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Edna St. Vincent Millay

Love has gone and left me,—and the neighbors knock and
borrow,
And life goes on forever like the gnawing of a mouse,—
And to-morrow and to-morrow and to-morrow and to-morrow… 28 more words

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Edna St. Vincent Millay: I, Being born a Woman and Distressed (Sonnet XLI)

I, being born a woman and distressed
By all the needs and notions of my kind,
Am urged by your propinquity to find
Your person fair, and feel a certain zest… 124 more words

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Edna St Vincent Millay says:


“You are loved. If so, what else matters?”

Toasting successes, fleeing gnats

Even though I’m not teaching this year, I can SMELL that it’s the last week of classes. The campus, lush from an unusually rainy May, is full of giddy, jittery, sneezing students. 428 more words

Poetry Project #3, Edna St. Vincent Millay

Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892-1950) was from Rockland, Maine.

I Think I Should Have Loved You Presently (Sonnet IX)

I think I should have loved you presently, 109 more words

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