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  1. Edna St Vincent Millay, originally from Maine, spent much of her creative life in and around New York City, with a period of her life also spent in Paris Her life and writings were concentrated in the first half of the 20th century, her primary literary output having been plays and poetry Her life and work were considered at the time to be creative, unconventional, brash, perceptive, and often flippant, all consistent with the literary scene in which she thrived Many of her poems seem today Edna St Vincent Millay, originally from Maine, spent much of her creative life in and around New York City, with a period of her life also spent in Paris Her life and writings were concentrated in the first half of the 20th century, her primary literary output having been plays and poetry Her life and work were considered at the time to be creative, unconventional, brash, perceptive, and often flippant, all consistent with the literary scene in which she thrived Many of her poems seem today to be refreshing, irreverent, ...

  2. FIRST FIGMY candle burns at both ends It will not last the night But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends It gives a lovely light SECOND FIGSAFE upon the solid rock the ugly houses stand Come and see my shining palace built upon the sand Page 10 RECUERDOWE were very tired, we were very merry We had gone back and forth all night on the ferry.It was bare and bright, and smelled like a stable But we looked into a fire, we leaned across a table,We lay on a hill top underneath the moon And the whistl FIRST FIGMY candle burns at both ends It will not last the night But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends It gives a lovely light SECOND FIGSAFE upon the...

  3. Cut if you will, with Sleep s dull knife,Each day to half its length, my friend, The years that Time takes off my life,He ll take from off the other endMidnight OilI stumbled upon this slim book of poetry in E book form and I m glad I did A short collection only 15 pages long, this is a nice way to familiarize yourself with Edna St Vincent Millay if you are not yet acquainted with her work I wasn t These poems are playful, lighthearted, intelligent, and at times mischievous Millay clCut if you will, with Sleep s dull knife,Each day to half its length, my friend, The years that Time takes off my life,He ll take from off the other endMidnight OilI stumbled upon this slim book of poetry in E book form and I m glad I did A short collection only 15 pages long, this is a nice way to familiarize yourself with Edna St Vincent Millay if you are not yet acquainted with her work I wasn t These poems are playful, l...

  4. The Philosopher And what are you that, wanting youI should be kept awakeAs many nights as there are daysWith weeping for your sake And what are you that, missing you,As many days as crawlI should be listening to the windAnd looking at the wall I know...

  5. RECUERDOWe were very tired, we were very merry We had gone back and forth all night on the ferry.It was bare and bright, and smelled like a stable But we looked into a fire, we leaned across a table,We lay on the hill top underneath the moon And the whistles kept blowing, and the dawn came soon.We were very tired, we were very merry We had gone back and forth all night on the ferry And you ate an apple, and I ate a pear,From a dozen of each we had bought somewhere And the sky went wan, and th RECUERDOWe were very tire...

  6. 4.5 Feminist poetry from the USA in 1920 was expecting a lot of verse about the vote, I think I read, at first puzzled as to how this was feminist because it seemed so normal but that was the very thing It s not ideological preaching this attitude of taken for granted independence was remarkable then Assertive female Classical subjects like her Daphne running from Apollo weren t a staple as they have become Carol Ann Duffy, U.A Fanthorpe And whilst loving both men and women, and e 4.5 Feminist poetry from the USA in 1920 was expecting a lot of verse about the vote, I think I read, at first puzzled as to how this was feminist because it seemed so normal but that was the very thing It s not ideological preaching this attitude of taken for granted independence was remarkable then Assertive female Classical subjects like her Daphne running from Apollo weren t a staple as they have become Carol Ann Duffy, U.A Fanthorpe And whilst loving both men and women, and elegant references to non monogamy are something I d be accustomed to read of now and the Bloomsbury group may have been living similar lives to Millay s it was bold to publis...

  7. We were very tired, we were very merry We had gone back and forth all night on the ferry And you ate an apple, and I ate a pear,From a dozen of each we had bought somewhere And the sky went wan, and the wind came cold,And the sun rose dripping, a bucketful of gold Millay 3 We were very tired, we were very merry We had gone back and forth all night on the ferry And you ate an apple, and I ate a pear,From a dozen of each we had bought so...

  8. I was lucky to have heard a voice recording of Edna reading these out loud years ago so whenever I re read them I can hear her in my head which is wonderful.I don t read an awful lot of poetry and I don t really know why because when I do I love it so much....

  9. I choose A Second Fig as my favorite poem of the book Quoted here in its entirety Safe upon the solid rock the ugly houses stand Come and see my shining palace built upon the sand I ve always believed that if I had to choose between safety and a life of uncertainty I woul...

  10. A lovely book of poems I managed to find a hardcover 1922 printing which is also wonderful One of my favorite verses from The Penitent So up I got in angerAnd took a book I had, And put a ribbon in my hair To please a passing l...