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Millay and Kerouac Rejections

I learned a lot about Edna St. Vincent Millay on the Stuff You Missed in History Class podcast. She was one kick-ass lady and her unconventional extraordinary life is an inspiration for us unconventional artists. 186 more words

Rejections

I shine

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! 6 more words

Short Poem Saturday - Second Fig - Millay


A Saturday morning spent playing around with photo collages and a cheeky Edna St. Vincent Millay epigram is time well spent, I say!

Have a wonderful weekend, enjoy the collage, and perhaps be inspired by these three links: 293 more words

Poetry

Vintage verse - I shall forget you presently, my dear (Sonnet XI) by Edna St. Vincent Millay

I shall forget you presently, my dear (Sonnet XI)

I shall forget you presently, my dear,
So make the most of this, your little day, 104 more words

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The Art of Disappearing

It’s the rare writer or artist who’s not trying to figure out how to disappear. Even the ones who seem to spend a lot of time in the public sphere, reading from their work, or speaking , or doing the hustle: they still know that their best work depends on disappearing. 663 more words

The Poet In The World

Poem of the week: Edna St. Vincent Millay - Here is a wound that never will heal, I know

Here is a wound that never will heal, I know,
Being wrought not of a dearness and a death,
But of a love turned ashes and the breath… 98 more words