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Edna St. Vincent Millay (a clerihew)

Euclid alone has looked on Beauty bare…

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Edna St. Vincent Millay
Was heard to say
That only the author of Euclid’s Elements… 147 more words


That Poetry Thing

I love poetry. But to paraphrase Memphis Slim, if I could write it as well I love it, boy I would be a champ. You can hear the original quote… 476 more words


Edna St. Vincent Millay: First Fig

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! 44 more words


Quote of the Day

“Lovers and thinkers, into the earth with you.
Be one with the dull, the indiscriminate dust.
A fragment of what you felt, of what you knew, 18 more words

Dirge without music

I am not resigned to the shutting away of loving hearts in the
hard ground.
So it is, and so it will be, for so it has been, time out of mind: 156 more words


Summer 2016

Poems in the Waiting Room presents our Summer 2016 poetry card, full of superb writing. We have printed 7750 poetry cards for this, our 33rd, edition of Poems in the Waiting Room(NZ).   926 more words


Short story: Transients in Arcadia by O. Henry (1908), listened to on the Morning Short podcast. Recommended.

Poem: Renascence by Edna St. Vincent Millay, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from November 2016. 30 more words

The Ray Bradbury Challenge