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e_gkiouleka: “Beauty is whatever gives joy.” Edna St. Vincent Millay

thisisourbot: "They say when you are missing someone that they are probably feeling the same, but I don't think it's possible for you to miss me as much as I'm missing you right now." ― Edna St. Vincent Millay"

ZeeshanJaanam: I am in love with him to whom a hyacinth is dearer Than I shall ever be dear. —Edna St. Vincent Millay, "Hyacinth"

CasieDodd: Was not prepared for this sledgehammer of a sonnet by Edna St. Vincent Millay:

missavicecaro: Summer: Sappho Autumn: Emily Dickinson Winter: Wanda Coleman Spring: Edna St Vincent Millay

AAPublishingLLC: “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 with quiet eyes…” – Edna St. Vincent Millay – The Editors

POETSorg: I knew her for a little ghost That in my garden walked; The wall is high—higher than most— And the green gate was locked. —Edna St. Vincent Millay

JeffreyRothsch3: Hearing your words and not a word among them (Sonnet XXXVI) by Edna St. Vincent Millay - Poems |

AllOnFire: Writers Inspirational Quotes A person who publishes a book appears willfully in public with his pants down. - Edna St. Vincent Millay

ASWordsmith: The Philosopher - Edna St. Vincent Millay What am I, that I should love so wisely and so well?

ekstrom: Edna St. Vincent Millay: Sonnet GOAT. There, I said it.

allisondlynn: Highlight of today was 100% overhearing the kid say, "If you really want to be bored, ask my mom to tell you about the hotels that Edna St. Vincent Millay lived in."

cosmicapas: JYESHTA MOON WOMEN | “Safe upon the solid rock the ugly houses stand: come and see my shining palace built upon the sand!” — Edna St. Vincent Millay

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toastconfiture: "I cannot say what loves have come and gone, I only know that summer sang in me A little while, that in me sings no more." -What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why by Edna St.Vincent Millay

gfrancie: This is the poem for the evening. Maybe the month. It is by Edna St Vincent Millay.

OdysseyNumber5: Down, down, down into the darkness of the grave Gently they go, the beautiful, the tender, the kind; Quietly they go, the intelligent, the witty, the brave. I know. But I do not approve. And I am not resigned. Edna St. Vincent Millay

Ken97109552: "I would I were alive again To kiss the fingers of the rain, To drink into my eyes the shine Of every slanting silver line, To catch the freshened, fragrant breeze From drenched and dripping apple-trees." - from the Poem "Renascence" by Edna St. Vincent Millay

TheIcebergTip: I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year. Edna St. Vincent Millay

katiesteedly: As stretcheth me apart,—Lord, I do fear Thou’st made the world too beautiful this year; My soul is all but out of me,—let fall No burning leaf; prithee, let no bird call. From “God’s World” by Edna St. Vincent Millay

M_Lipshutz: My canon includes Sappho, Audre Lorde, Adrienne Rich, Joy Harjo, ee cummings, N. Scott Momady, Leslie Marmon Silko, and Edna St. Vincent Millay. /3

dykerightsmp3: screaming and crying over this Edna St Vincent Millay poem

amlitreader: Poet Edna St. Vincent Millay died today in 1950: "My candle burns at both ends; It will not last the night..."

HazeDoran: "It's not true that life is one damn thing after another; it is one damn thing over and over." ~ Edna St. Vincent Millay

johnsimkin: A collection of events that took place on 19 October in history. Stories involve King John, Martin Luther, Gerrard Winstanley, Lewis Mumford, Max Planck, David Lloyd George, N. C. Wyeth and Edna St. Vincent Millay.

LauraCarroll88: Found this lovely summary of her life and career:

samantha_gaston: The Fugitive by Edna St Vincent Millay. If you can’t throw down some Millay on the spot by college they take away your overly sensitive whimsical girl license

LarryBrewer1: "It's not true that life is one damn thing after another--it's one damn thing over and over." Edna St.Vincent Millay

DublinersThe: "I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year." Edna St. Vincent Millay, DOTD 1950, NY. A leading feminist, Pulitzer winner, and much respected poet, ahead of her time.

DublinersThe: "The sky, I thought, is not so grand; I 'most could touch it with my hand! And reaching up my hand to try, I screamed to feel it touch the sky." Edna St. Vincent Millay The sun is also always shining above the sky. Let that make us scream for joy. I hope your week is fabulous.

path____rain: I know I am but summer to your heart And not the full four seasons of the year — Edna St. Vincent Millay, Sonnet XXVII (1922)

wherrypilgrim: Edna St. Vincent Millay dies 19 Oct 1950. From her poem "Penelope": And along towards morning, when you think it will never be light, And your husband has been gone, and you don't know where, for years. Suddenly you burst into tears.....

MoGalore: Writers Inspirational Quotes A person who publishes a book appears willfully in public with his pants down. - Edna St. Vincent Millay

SMullenOKeefe: “I looked in my heart while the wild swans went over. And what did I see I had not seen before? Only a question less or a question more; Nothing to match the flight of wild birds flying. . .”—Wild Swans, Edna St. Vincent Millay The pond yesterday | 10.18.2021

johnsimkin: On this day in 1950 Edna St. Vincent Millay, poet and playwright died.

RIPTFF: "Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell." ~ Edna St. Vincent Millay

RIPTFF: Down, down, down into the darkness of the grave Gently they go, the beautiful, the tender, the kind; Quietly they go, the intelligent, the witty, the brave. I know. But I do not approve. And I am not resigned. —Edna St. Vincent Millay

ingo_don: —— Edna St. Vincent Millay (Rockland, 22/2/1892 - 19/10/1950, Austerlitz) lyrical poet, playwright & feminist. She went on to use verse as a medium for her feminist activism. 1923: Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. She used the pseudonym Nancy Boyd for her prose work. ——

ingo_don: —— EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY "God's World O world, I cannot hold thee close enough!    Thy winds, thy wide grey skies!    Thy mists, that roll and rise! Thy woods, this autumn day, that ache and sag And all but cry with colour!   That gaunt crag —

RayBoomhower: "A person who publishes a book willfully appears before the populace with his pants down. If it is a good book nothing can hurt him. If it is a bad book nothing can help him." Edna St. Vincent Millay, who died on this day in 1950

matthewjdowd: RIP poet/playwright Edna St. Vincent Millay, passed today in 1950, 1st woman to win Pulitzer Prize in poetry. “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!”

iMoGalore: Writers Inspirational Quotes A person who publishes a book appears willfully in public with his pants down. - Edna St. Vincent Millay

armadill2010: It's not true that life is one damn thing after another; it is one damn thing over and over. (Edna St. Vincent Millay)

ArsEstHabitus: Love has gone and left me and the days are all alike; Eat I must, and sleep I will, — and would that night were here! Edna St. Vincent Millay, Ashes of Life

Margoandhow: Thought of you: Edna St.Vincent Millay said, (after dumping Edmond Wilson) “A poet needs to be alone.” From the book I mentioned, “Bobbed Hair & Bathtub Gin.” It’s many short takes on fabulous people.

EmilyJPH: "Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell." ~ Edna St. Vincent Millay

JohnMcG11663430: "It's not true that life is one damn thing after another-it's one damn thing over and over." -Poet Edna St. Vincent Millay

mcpheeceo: “I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes.” ― Edna St. Vincent Millay

cafe_hallelujah: where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which i find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. i miss you like hell. — edna st. vincent millay

contentmo: Writers Inspirational Quotes A person who publishes a book appears willfully in public with his pants down. - Edna St. Vincent Millay

Adam_Sung: “I will come back to you, I swear I will; And you will know me still. I shall be only a little taller Than when I went.” ― Edna St. Vincent Millay, The Harp-Weaver and Other Poems

elizabethtryon: Hope you enjoy this recording of me, live in concert, singing 2 poems by Pulitzer prize winner Edna St Vincent Millay:

JeffreyRothsch3: Travel by Edna St. Vincent Millay - Poems | Academy of American Poets

haydonmp: None of this is new, take this 2007 report by the IAFC. I’ll end with a quote - “My candle burns at both ends, it will not last the night.” - Edna St. Vincent Millay

hahahaas_syd: Selected Poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay. The Olivia Gatwood introduction is very good. “Spring” was one of my favorites& there’s also just a lot of gay sonnets in here!!

kamranalf: …most precious was the light in your eyes.. than all the roses in the world. ~Edna St. Vincent Millay ❣️

spikeholcomb: Lucinda Williams' "Jackson" is descendent of Edna St. Vincent Millay's "And I Forgot in Kensington the Man I loved in Kew". Fight me.

xquisitcorpse: When I was writing my Papa's obituary I used an excerpt from this beautiful poem from Edna St. Vincent Millay. It was named "Elegy before death"

nanoputty: In 1932, under the charming leadership of Aaron Stanton and his partner, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Nanotechnology became profitable, with Tesla Motors (now a multibillion dollar a year business) and the aircraft industry lending their support.

armadill2010: It's not true that life is one damn thing after another; it is one damn thing over and over. (Edna St. Vincent Millay)

DLIBYHLUV: 05/07/19 “They say when you are missing someone that they are probably feeling the same, but I don't think it's possible for you to miss me as much as I'm missing you right now” Edna St. Vincent Millay

DaddyMiker69: Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell. —Edna St. Vincent Millay

AllOnFire: Writers Inspirational Quotes A person who publishes a book appears willfully in public with his pants down. - Edna St. Vincent Millay

armadill2010: It's not true that life is one damn thing after another; it is one damn thing over and over. (Edna St. Vincent Millay)

BradLoekle: Edna St. Vincent Millay

CayneLetizia: Figs from Thistles: 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! ~Edna St. Vincent Millay

angstential_: a *lot* of stuff by edna st vincent millay

Bo0okss: “My heart is warm with the friends I make, And better friends I'll not be knowing, Yet there isn't a train I wouldn't take, No matter where it's going.” - Edna St. Vincent Millay, The Selected Poetry

holdengraber: EBB “like a hollow ledge” ~ Edna St. Vincent Millay,

strangrsdancin: no bcz one of the other "real witch photos" that was in the video made by this girl was just a young girl (later author btw) in a witch costume her name was "Edna St. Vincent Millay", this is her in id wager 1911 or so, in a Halloween costume, omg stop "fake-claiming" history to-

tiaret: “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!” Edna St. Vincent Millay,

armadill2010: It's not true that life is one damn thing after another; it is one damn thing over and over. (Edna St. Vincent Millay)

ttsquotebot: 05/07/19 “They say when you are missing someone that they are probably feeling the same, but I don't think it's possible for you to miss me as much as I'm missing you right now” Edna St. Vincent Millay

amlitreader: Edna St. Vincent Millay: "Oh, Autumn! Autumn!—What is the Spring to me?"

Twin_Flame69: “I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.” ― Edna St. Vincent Millay

miciahbay: This Edna St Vincent Millay sonnet about bluebeard’s chamber is the most chilling poem about marriage I know.

pauldebruyne: Light Digitally altered painting Created May 8 2018

armadill2010: It's not true that life is one damn thing after another; it is one damn thing over and over. (Edna St. Vincent Millay)

SarcasmLiving: I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year. Edna St. Vincent Millay

MoGalore: Writers Inspirational Quotes A person who publishes a book appears willfully in public with his pants down. - Edna St. Vincent Millay

ikram_laroussi: The rain is full of ghosts tonight. -Edna St. Vincent Millay

AvalonEnchant: I adore 1920s poets, and Edna St. Vincent Millay is among the best!

Pollyesther34: 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! Edna St. Vincent Millay, A Few Figs from Thistles

iMoGalore: Writers Inspirational Quotes A person who publishes a book appears willfully in public with his pants down. - Edna St. Vincent Millay

paolitafrita: just started reading edna st vincent millay’s selected poems, i’m on her second one and i already wanna k1ll myself

paolitafrita: Just started reading Edna St. Vincent Millay: Selected Poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Oia35494913: . How beautiful it is to sit like this to think of much and say little. - Edna St.Vincent Millay . Tish Murtha

poemsminwon: and I shall think of you / Whenever I am most happy, whenever I am / Most sad, whenever I see a beautiful thing. You are a burning lamp to me, a flame —Edna St. Vincent Millay

PParkerWriting: “Love has gone and left me, — and the neighbors knock and borrow, And life goes on forever like the gnawing of a mouse, And to-morrow and to-morrow and to-morrow and to-morrow There's this little street and this little house.” Edna St. Vincent Millay, died 9 October 1950

econwithelise: Eel grass by Edna St Vincent Millay is one of my favorite poems ✨

wsmayo: First Fig by Edna St. Vincent Millay

contentmo: Writers Inspirational Quotes A person who publishes a book appears willfully in public with his pants down. - Edna St. Vincent Millay

CCHS_NY: Looking for ideas this NY Path Through History Weekend? Our new road trip, "Arts & Letters," explores the creative legacy of Columbia County, visiting historic homes and scenic places that inspired artists like Frederic Church and Edna St. Vincent Millay:

TimothyFerg1: An example of life-powered spontaneous magic from Edna St Vincent Millay

chrisedwardsesq: POETRY MATTERS: “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!” Edna St. Vincent Millay

theafterlifebot: 05/07/19 “They say when you are missing someone that they are probably feeling the same, but I don't think it's possible for you to miss me as much as I'm missing you right now” Edna St. Vincent Millay

doug_marco: “They say when you are missing someone that they are probably feeling the same, but I don't think it's possible for you to miss me as much as I'm missing you right now” ― Edna St. Vincent Millay St. Petersburg photo series by Igor Posner (2007).

ZeeshanJaanam: I know my mind and I have made my choice. —Edna St. Vincent Millay

aquarelable: 05/07/19 “They say when you are missing someone that they are probably feeling the same, but I don't think it's possible for you to miss me as much as I'm missing you right now” Edna St. Vincent Millay

LetoileSan: “Nobody speaks to me. People fall in love with me, and annoy me and distress me and flatter me and excite me and—and all that sort of thing. But no one speaks to me. I sometimes think that no one can. Can you?” Edna St. Vincent Millay



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