Tag: Edna St. Vincent Millay

  • Now No More

    “For the sake of some things  That be now no more I will strew rushes on my chamber-floor, I will plant bergamot at my kitchen door.” -from Rosemary, by Edna St. Vincent Millay Now No More by Carmen H Gray Putting things to rest Set aside, motionless Strike a match, be done at last A trinity twined from…

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  • Scars

    “Love is not blind. I see with single eye Your ugliness and other women’s grace.”-Edna St. Vincent Millay Scars by Carmen H Gray There is a collective fascination Of the facade of the flawless Maybe because it is a myth We aim to maintain The perfect plastic smiles Parading by us ——– But what fascinated…

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  • Impermanent Crossings II

    Mariposa  by Edna St. Vincent Millay Butterflies are white and blue In this field we wander through. Suffer me to take your hand. Death comes in a day or two. All the things we ever knew Will be ashes in that hour, Mark the transient butterfly, How he hangs upon the flower. Suffer me to…

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