Treasure Island

Edna St. Vincent Millay

(22 February 1892 – 19 October 1950 / Rockland / Maine / United States)

Poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay

121. The Betrothal 1/1/2004
122. The Blue-Flag In The Bog 1/13/2003
123. The Concert 1/13/2003
124. The Curse 1/13/2003
125. The Death Of Autumn 1/13/2003
126. The Dream 1/13/2003
127. The Fawn 1/13/2003
128. The Fledgling 1/13/2003
129. The Goose-Girl 1/13/2003
130. The Leaf And The Tree 1/13/2003
131. The Little Ghost 1/13/2003
132. The Little Hill 1/13/2003
133. The Penitent 1/13/2003
134. The Philosopher 1/13/2003
135. The Plaid Dress 1/13/2003
136. The Poet And His Book 1/13/2003
137. The Return From Town 1/13/2003
138. The Shroud 1/13/2003
139. The Singing-Woman From The Wood's Edge 1/13/2003
140. The Snow Storm 1/13/2003

The Shroud

Death, I say, my heart is bowed
Unto thine,—O mother!
This red gown will make a shroud
Good as any other!

(I, that would not wait to wear
My own bridal things,
In a dress dark as my hair
Made my answerings.

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