Edna St. Vincent Millay Poems

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Edna St. Vincent Millay
Edna St. Vincent Millay (February 22, 1892 October 19, 1950) was an American lyrical poet and playwright and the first woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. She was also known for her unconventional, bohemian lifestyle and her many love affairs. She used the pseudonym Nancy Boyd for her prose work.

travel
 
 
The railroad track is miles away,
And the day is loud with voices speaking,
Yet there ... [read poem]
the lovers
 
 
Sally Salter, she was a young teacher who taught,
And her friend, Charley Church, was a preache... [read poem]
epitaph on the tombstone of a child, the last of seven that died before
 
 
This Little, Silent, Gloomy Monument,
Contains all that was sweet and innocent ;
The softe... [read poem]
ballad of the canal
 
 
We were crowded in the cabin,
Not a soul had room to sleep;
It was midnight on the water... [read poem]
ashes of life
 
 
Love has gone and left me and the days are all alike;
Eat I must, and sleep I will, -- and ... [read poem]
song from abdelazar
 
 
Love in fantastic triumph sat,
Whilst bleeding hearts around him flow'd,
For whom fres... [read poem]
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