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I am not resigned

Every decade or so, when my plastic-covered address book — the old-fashioned kind with tabs for each letter of the alphabet — begins to fall apart, I buy a new one and begin transferring names.  864 more words

I read 'Recuerdo' for the first time

A wise man introduced me to Edna St Vincent Millay’s wonderful poem. . The opening line and refrain is the best comma splice I’ve read: we were very tired, we were very merry. 84 more words

Literature

Dailies 6/11/17: kestrels, crows, folding clothes, & sorrow

Marsha Truman Cooper – Attitudes of Crows

Out in a storm to shoot
a pair of crows using my fastest film,
the couple developing together… 112 more words

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Sonnet IV

I know I am but summer to your heart,
And not the full four seasons of the year;
And you must welcome from another part… 109 more words

Classic

Edna St. Vincent Millay

I know I am but summer to your heart / And not the full four seasons of the year. ― Edna St. Vincent Millay, from “Sonnet IV,”  … 11 more words

Excerpt

Something Wonderful

Afternoon on a Hill

I Will be the gladdest thing
Under the sun!
I will touch a hundred flowers
and not pick one.

I will look at cliffs and clouds… 40 more words